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About Archaeological Zone Ek Balam
According to the findings, the name Ek Balam means "black jaguar" and it was only a few years ago that this archaeological site was discovered and yet it is one of the most important settlements of the Late Classic. Within its 15 square kilometers of this place to visit, you will find more than 40 buildings in a walled area highlighting among its structures Las Gemelas, the Oval Palace and the White House of Reading.
How to get
It is located 190 kilometers east of the city of Mérida, Yucatán, taking Highway No. 295, which goes to Tizimín. About seven kilometers after the town of Temozón there is a deviation that leads to Santa Rita; in this town you take the north access and about 2 kilometers away another detour that leads directly to Ek Balam.