Pyramid - Cobá, Mexico
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Go Historic ID
318969
names
Coba
coordinates
20.492874° N, 87.724221° W
styles/periods
address
77740

Essays on Coba

  • Overview

    by Holly Hayes
    October 30, 2011

    Coba is a large group of sites connected to a central temple complex by a series of ceremonial "white roads" (sacbéob). There are more than 16 of these roads at Coba and their arrangement and purpose remains something of a mystery. Sometimes, for instance, a sacbe that is miles long will reach a very tiny ruin. But there are still a number of interesting temple pyramids and palaces at Coba, which are constructed in the Peten style. It takes about 3-4 miles of walking and at least that many hours to explore most of Coba. This pyramid naturally provides even more spectacular views. continue reading →

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Article Info

Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Published
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014

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