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“Entre ramones” was the name that the Mayans gave to this beautiful place. Where the energy transmitted by nature guided them to an ideal place for their life. Ramones are highly valued trees in the Mayan culture as they serve as medicine for many ailments.

This city emerged and reached its Mayan splendor between 300 and 600 AD. and it lasted until the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors.


The two main squares are called the Bees and the Columns. In the first there is a central altar and several pyramidal bases on the sides, some of which had a residential character. There, building IV preserves at its summit the remains of what could have been a sacred labyrinth.


In the second square, a steep pyramid and the remains of a building that seems to have served as a palace stand out.


Believed to have been built by the conquistador Alonso de Ávila in 1531, this combination of Mayan and Spanish archaeological remains have become the emblematic image of Oxtankah.

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