Uxmal Photos

Uxmal, the ruins of a former Mayan city (c700-1100) is noted for its oval Pyramid of the Magician plus other major structures with names like Governor's Palace, Nunnery Quadrangle, and Ballcourt. Uxmal is south of Mérida on the Yucatan Peninsula.

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Pre-Colombian architecture of Mayan site of Uxmal floodlit at night. Mexico.Governor's Palace wall reliefs & arch at Uxmal. Mexico.Row of Chac masks & geometric patterns on frieze of Governor's Palace at Uxmal. Mexico.Double-headed jaguar, which may have acted as a throne, in front of Governor's Palace at Uxmal. Mexico.
Pre-Colombian architecture of Mayan site of Uxmal floodlit at night. Mexico.Governor's Palace wall reliefs & arch at Uxmal. Mexico.Row of Chac masks & geometric patterns on frieze of Governor's Palace at Uxmal. Mexico.Double-headed jaguar, which may have acted as a throne, in front of Governor's Palace at Uxmal. Mexico.
Detail of double-headed jaguar at Uxmal. Mexico.Massive staircase of Great Pyramid at Uxmal. Mexico.Buildings & courtyard of Nunnery Quadrangle at Uxmal. Mexico.Looking through triangular arch towards Nunnery Quadrangle at Uxmal. Mexico.
Detail of double-headed jaguar at Uxmal. Mexico.Massive staircase of Great Pyramid at Uxmal. Mexico.Buildings & courtyard of Nunnery Quadrangle at Uxmal. Mexico.Looking through triangular arch towards Nunnery Quadrangle at Uxmal. Mexico.
One of native carved sculptures on a building in Nunnery Quadrangle at Uxmal. Mexico.Frieze with reliefs of Maya huts against a background of lattice ornament adorns top of a Nunnery Quadrant building at Uxmal. Mexico.Rattlesnake sculpture in Uxmal winds its way around a building in Nunnery Quadrant & finds its tail again. Mexico.Temple of Magician, a smaller copy of Governor's Palace, in Uxmal. Mexico.
One of native carved sculptures on a building in Nunnery Quadrangle at Uxmal. Mexico.Frieze with reliefs of Maya huts against a background of lattice ornament adorns top of a Nunnery Quadrant building at Uxmal. Mexico.Rattlesnake sculpture in Uxmal winds its way around a building in Nunnery Quadrant & finds its tail again. Mexico.Temple of Magician, a smaller copy of Governor's Palace, in Uxmal. Mexico.
Tourists use chain to climb stairs of Temple of Magician at Uxmal. Mexico.


Tourists use chain to climb stairs of Temple of Magician at Uxmal. Mexico.



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