Muyil Archaeological Site

Quintana Roo

An important coastal city, inhabited since the 5th century B.C., with impressive architecture related to that of the Guatemalan Petén, featuring temples with intricate edges. It played a key role in the trade between the peninsula’s coast and the Gulf coast, and had connections with Chichén Itzá and Mayapán.

Near Station



Sitio Arqueológico de Muyil


Monday to Sunday from 8:00 am to 17:00 pm. Last entry at 16:30 hrs.

$75.00 MXN pesos.

  • 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

Where is the Muyil Archaeological Site Located?

It is located southwest of Tulum, north of the Sian Ka’an ecological reserve.

The original name of the site is unknown. Since the colonial era, it has been identified as Muyil or Chunyaxché, names of two nearby lagoons.


Archaeological Site of Muyil

The Castle

Temple 8