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Where is Nohoch Mul?


Nohoc Mul, Coba

The Nohoc Mul pyramid at the Coba ruins

Adam McCulloch

Nohoch Muul, or Nohoch Mul, is the tallest Mayan pyramid on the Yucatan Peninsula, and the second tallest in the world. It is located within the archeological site of Cobá in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. It is believed to be have been built between 100 and 200 AD.

The pyramid is around 130 feet tall and there are 120 steps to the top, from which vantage point visitors gain panoramic views of the surrounding jungle.

Along with the pyramids at Chichén Itzá and the oceanfront Mayan ruin at Tulum, Nohoch Mul is one of the most popular Maya sites on the Yucatan Peninsula.

Read more about Mayan archeological ruins on the Yucatan Peninsula

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