I visited Mayapán Maya Pyramid ruin in Yucatan Mexico just east of the big city of Merida,  Yucatan Mexico.

It’s like a mini Chichen Itza and a lot less crowded.

It’s about an hour drive southwest from Merida.

I recommend you come by 8 am to beat the big tourist buses which arrive by 10 am. Most only stay an hour max. We were there from 8 am to 12 pm enjoying the sights and meditating on top of the pyramid before going into Merida for lunch.

You can climb on top of everything. And because it’s a small site you have an excellent view of it all.

Highly recommend meditating at the top of the pyramid. There is no mobile phone service so make sure you download your favorite meditation music on your smartphone beforehand.

The climb up the pyramid is far easier on the right side and not the front.

There are bathrooms which are pretty good but no other services so bring plenty of water it can get hot here in the summer.

Learn more about the history of Mayapan on Wikipedia. See my photos below.

Highly recommended ruin to visit that is an easy one hour drive from Centro Merida that has a lot of lodging options. Also highly recommend Dzibilchaltun and Uxmal that are nearby as well.

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Mayapán Yucatan Mexico
Pano from the top of the Mayapán Pyramid
Mayapán Pyramid in Yucatan Mexico
They Mayapán Pyramid
View from the top of the Mayapán Pyramid, Yucatan Mexico
View from the top of the pyramid
Mayapán Pyramid, Yucatan Mexico
Me in front of the pyramid
Nan Akasha. meditating at the tope of the Mayapán Pyramid in Yucatan Mexico
Nan meditating at the top of the pyramid
Nan at the top of Mayapán Pyramid, Yucatan Mexico
Nan at the top of the Pyramid, Yucatan Mexico
View from the top of the Mayapán Pyramid, Yucatan Mexico
The climb up and down is pretty easy. Again the right side is much easier. Take one step at a time.
Observatory at Mayapán
Observatory at Mayapán
Christopher Sherrod inside the observatory at Mayapán
Me inside the observatory
Mayapán Pyramid, Yucatan Mexico
View from inside the observatory of the pyramid
Observatory at Mayapán Yucatan Mexico
Symbol at Mayapán Yucatan Mexico
Maya symbols are all over the site
Nan Akasha and Christopher Sherrod at Mayapán Yucatan Mexico
Highly recommended site to visit