In this section you will find: Information about the Archaeological Zone, Links to the Groups of Structures, Virtual Tours, Map of the Route, and services available at the center, Location, Hours, Travel Distances, Social Media, Archaeological Zone Map, Location Applications like Waze and Maps, and other Culture-related websites.
Uxmal la tres veces construida
Known as the place that was "Three Times Built", the archaeological site of Uxmal is one of the most representative Mayan cities on the "Puuc Route", distinguished by its architectural style. It is located in the municipality of Santa Elena, in the southern part of Yucatan, 80 kilometers from Mérida.

Declared a Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 1996, it is estimated that it was founded in the 7th century, during the first occupation of the classical period. Among its buildings include the Pyramid of the Fortune-teller, Quadrangle of the Nuns, Palace of the Governor, Ball Game, House of the Turtles, the Great Pyramid, Complex of the House of the Doves, and the South Temple.

In the evening, the visitors can witness the video mapping “Ecos de Uxmal”, which is projected on buildings. (Check our schedules)


Santa Elena Municipality Distance 80 km, departing from Merida city.

Hours of services

Monday to Sunday 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. Last access at 04:00 p.m. 

Archaeological zone visiting hours

Monday to Sunday 08:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Videomapping hours "Ecos de Uxmal"

Monday to, Sunday, first show at 7:30 p.m., second show at 8:15 p.m.

and attention
to visitors

Parking lot
Ticket office
Commercial area
Craft Market
Administrative office of Patronato Cultur and INAH