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An ancient ruined Mayan city of Yucatán in southeast Mexico. It flourished from 600 to 900. The ruins include many impressive structures, such as the Pyramid of the Magician.
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(Spanish uzˈmal)
(Placename) an ancient ruined city in SE Mexico, in Yucatán: capital of the later Maya empire
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an ancient ruined city in SE Mexico, in Yucatán: a center of later Mayan civilization.
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Guests can visit impressive archaeological sites such as Chichen ItzEi, Uxmal & Ek Balam, all located a short distance from the city.
Desire Charnay (1828-1915) The Governor's Palace, Uxmal, on display at the Lourve Abu Dhabi on 23rd April, 2019.
The UAE's Hamad Ali Al Kirbi recorded the best time on 'Uxmal D'ysieux', finishing in 81.09 seconds and winning a brand-new Mercedes.
Caption: Foad Satterfield Cenotes Uxmal, 2014 Acrylic on canvas 60" by 64"
This phenomenon advanced and inspired opportunity and community engagement that resulted in The Portal of Hope, Fondaw's site-specific installation that is inspired by the House of the Governor at Uxmal, Mexico.