Sitio Arqueológico de Becan

Becán Archaeological Site

Campeche

Becán is the archaeological site considered the capital of the Río Bec region during the Classical period.

A powerful regional capital, as evidenced by its monumental constructions. It also features a unique element not found elsewhere in the Maya area: a moat surrounding the most important buildings of the site, accessed through seven entrances.

Near Station

Meaning

Watercourse left by the flow of water.

Schedule:

Monday to Sunday from 8:00 am to 17:00 pm. Last entry at 16:45 hrs.

$80.00 MXN (Mexican Pesos)

600 B.C. – 1000 | Middle Preclassic to Early Postclassic

600 – 900 | Late Classic

Where is the Becán Archaeological Site Located?

It is located 183.3 miles (295 km) from the city of Campeche.

  • Fee for video camera
  • Fee for professional cameras
  • INAPAM discount (for seniors)
  • Discount for students and teachers
  • Free admission on Sundays (Mexicans)
  • Free entry for children under 13 years old
  • No smoking allowed

The decoration of the most relevant buildings consists of masks on their main facades, which are representative of different cultural periods.

Structures

Archaeological Site of Becán

Structure I

Structure VI

Structure III

Structure VIII

West Plaza

Structure IX