Spectacularly situated on a cliff overlooking the turquoise Caribbean Sea, Tulum is a Late Mayan site that was active from around 1200 until the arrival of the Spanish.

Temple of the Wind (Tulum, Mexico)
Ruins of the Mayan "Temple of the Wind", the beach, and blue-green Caribbean Sea framed by palm trees. Tulum Archaeological Site, Tulum, Mexico. Holly Hayes
Location map of Tulum Archaeological Site, Tulum, Mexico. Click to enlarge.
Aerial view of Tulum Archaeological Site, Tulum, Mexico. Click to enlarge.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
249214
Article Title
Tulum Archaeological Site
Dates
c. 1200
Coordinates
20.2148094° N, 87.4292844° W map · aerial
Location
Visitability
open with limited hours and paid admission

Page Info

Place ID
249214
Title
Tulum Archaeological Site, Tulum, Mexico
Added By
Holly Hayes
Date Added
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
May 6, 2022