TULUM! TOUR of MAYAN RUINS and BEACH! 🇲🇽 Vlog

Welcome to Tulum! This is a pre-Columbian Mayan walled city serving as a major port and trading center for Cobá, in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. In this travel vlog, we are going to explore Tulum, the history and swim in the beautiful Caribbean beach in the Yucatan.

The ruins are some of the most picturesque ancient ruins in Mexico. Tulum is situated on cliffs along the Yucatán Peninsula overlooking the Caribbean Sea in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico.

The Maya spanned 3,000 years of civilization. Tulum was built during the end of the Mayan period during the 13th to15th centuries as one of the last major sites and managed to survive about 70 years after the Spanish began occupying Mexico. Today it is one of the best-preserved coastal Maya sites, and a popular site for tourists as it is only a 2 hour drive from Cancún.

We learn about the Mayan kingdom, their rituals such as sacrifice to the gods, how they sourced water and cotton from the ceiba tree, and their sophisticated trading system for items like obsidian, honey, fish, and cotton. We also learn about how they used astrology to help with farming. It is truly a fascinating culture and archeological site!

► ► Our Tour: Cancún Adventures – Tulum Half Day Tour
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TAZA MOROCCO DISCOVERY says:

I love This . I t s amazing

TOP TRAVEL VLOG says:

Very beautiful video.

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Naila Rose says:

lovely tulum I love the colors of this city <3

Run The Atlas says:

Thank you Tulum! Stay tuned for 7:15 for the beach! Have you been to the Mayan Riviera? Comment below! // Gracias Tulum! ¿Has estado en la Riviera Maya? ¡Comenta abajo!

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