Friday, August 2, 2013

The Mayan Ruins of Tulum - Part 2

Do not enter
A barred access to one of the buildings undergoing restoration work.

House of the Columns (The Great Palace)
The House of Columns, also known as The Great Palace, was one of the largest residential building in Tulum. Originally L-shaped, it later received an additional west wing.

House of the Halach Uinic
The House of the Halach Uinic, to which a thatch awning has been added to help prevent further sun and water damage to the stucco figure beneath it.

The Castle
The Castle was built over different periods, close to the edge of the cliff on the east side of the inner precinct.

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