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Tulum – The Walled City

In the Yucatan language, Tulum means “Wall”, referring to the large wall that surrounds the settlement. Research suggests it was formerly called Zama, the Maya word for “dawn” an appropriate name given its eastern location. It seems “Tulum” is the name given to site by explorers Stephens and Catherwood in 1841. Stephen and Catherwood visited […]