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A Guide to Exploring the Maya Puuc Region in 2024

After years of restoration, the Puuc region is looking more glorious than ever.

Guided Tour of the Newly Opened Section at Uxmal

Uxmal's newly opened section is not to be missed, and Yucatán Magazine's Senior Editor Carlos Rosado van der Gracht is leading a group (capped...

Until Recently, El Palomar Was Off-Limits, But Now Uxmal’s Latest Attraction...

Like several other sites, most notably Chichén Viejo, Uxmal has recently had considerable resources devoted to it, including much-needed basic maintenance and the restoration and opening to the public of entirely new areas.

New Uxmal Temples Will Open to the Public by the End...

It is more likely than not that these new sections will be open to the public by the end of the year, though no official date has been announced. 

Muna Sur: On the top of the world, or at least...

Explore Muna’s hidden archaeological site just a couple minutes from downtown.

What you need to know about video mapping shows at Chichén...

There is no question that Yucatán's video mapping shows are cool, but are they worth the steep cost?

‘New Uxmal’ reserve will include a luxury hotel and camping areas

Mexico has announced the creation of a natural reserve covering an area of 6,500 acres near the archaeological site of Uxmal.  Aside from conservation, the...

Ancient Maya stela uncovered from its resting place at Uxmal

Left undisturbed for an unknown number of years, a Maya stela depicting a god and a goddess was discovered at Uxmal in the Yucatán...

The Mystery of Mérida’s Ciudad Maya

Until the early 1980s, the Mayan-themed restaurant and nightclub Ciudad Maya was one of the hottest spots in Mérida.

Chichén Itzá bounces back in a big way in 2021

Yucatán's archaeological sites have attracted nearly 1.6 million visitors during the first 10 months of 2021.  This number stands in stark contrast to attendance at...

Blocked from Chichén Itzá, new-age pilgrims congregate in Uxmal

Both Chichén Itzá and Dzibilchaltún were closed to the public during the fall equinox due to concerns over COVID-19 infections, as well as land disputes. 

A walk around Uxmal’s dazzling new sound and light show

Unlike the previous show, which seated attendees atop Uxmal’s Nunnery Quadrangle to view a light show from a stationary position, this new show is walkable and much more dynamic.

Video mapping brings new life to Uxmal’s light and sound show

Uxmal's new and improved light and sound show utilizes video mapping technology and intriguing narratives to bring the ancient city back to life.

New closure for Uxmal archaeological site

Authorities have not said how long the popular attraction will remain closed but indicated that they would investigate the confirmed cases and sanitize the entire facilities before reopening.

Uxmal, the great seat of power of the Puuc

Without a doubt, Uxmal is one of the most magnificent archaeological sites to be found anywhere in the world. The grandeur of its architecture,...

Invited to promote Yucatan, social media influencers kicked out of Uxmal

Fashionable social media influencers invited to visit Yucatan to promote tourism were ejected from the archaeological zone of Uxmal for not following basic safety...

Fortress wall surrounding ancient Mayan city of Uxmal is uncovered

Work begins to study and restore a 2-mile barrier that protected the elite.

Cenote detected under Chichén Itzá

The discovery of a cenote under ancient Chichén Itzá was hailed an important find yesterday at a press conference held in Mexico City.

Uxmal again bathed in light and sound

The spectacle of light and sound in the Uxmal archeological site resumed Tuesday nearly five weeks after equipment damage halted the nightly shows.
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