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Seeing Coba — Part Eight

The Nohoch Mul Pyramid — Ixmoja

You are at the orange dot

The Nohoch Mul pyramid, named “Ixmoja”, is the second tallest structure in the Yucatan at 42m (138’) high. The tallest pyramid is located in Calakmul and is 45m high. However, Calakmul is located far away from any tourist cities, and requires a multi-day dedicated trip to visit the site. Fewer than a dozen people a day visit Calakmul. If you are visiting the Maya…




If you are the type of tourist who plans a trip based on the ruins you can visit, and the first thing you do in a new city is visit a museum, then you are an archeotourist.

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