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Ek’ Balam

Ek’ Balam

Discover one of the most enigmatic archaeological sites in the area that was a very important ceremonial place for the ancient Mayas.
The seat of a Mayan kingdom from the Preclassic to the Postclassic period, the site is popular for the tomb of Ukit Kan Lek Tok’, a king that was buried inside the largest pyramid. Home to 45 extremely well-preserved structures, Ek’ Balam is still one of the best sites for discovering and understanding the impressive northern Classic cities.