Dzibilchaltun

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About Dzibilchaltun

For those visiting Merida the Dzibilchaltun ruins are the closest Mayan ruins to visit. This can make for a nice half day trip from the city. Here is more information on them and how to get there. The name Dzibilchaltun means the “place where there is writing on the stones”. This name was given because of the many stones found with writing when discovered. The location of Dzibilchaltun is one of the longest inhabited areas in the peninsula. The area had been inhabited with settlements from 500B.C. and was inhabited up until the arrival of the Spanish in 1540.

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