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The path through the Mayan jungle is a path of shades of green and blue. A place where you observe carefully means discovering the fabric of life.


Xpujil got its name from a plant called cat's tail, which grew near a concentration of water to which it gave its name and later became the name of the Mayan population of Xpujil. Today the ruins are next to the modern town. A spectacular contrast between old and modern.

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One of the main features of the Xpujil ruins are the three towers at the top of the main building. Since they are rare in the region, which makes researchers and archaeologists think that the use of this construction was mainly for entry and trade.

The Puuc route is the one that includes the ruins of Xpujil, Chicanná, Hormiguero, Balamku and Calakmul and it is reported that in this area there are more than 100 different archaeological sites yet to be explored. This part of the Mayans spread throughout the region until reaching Petén and the sites of El Mirador that are now part of Guatemala.

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