Mexico
Home > Central America > Mexico > The Pacific South > Comitan De Dominguez > Comitan De Dominguez Activities > Tenam Puente
Page Rating
Content Quality:

Page Importance:
Author Pick:
Close Map

Book a Hotel or Hostel

Hotels Hostels & Budget
Country

City

Check in Date

Check out Date

Number of Rooms
Adults
Children

Top Mexico
Contributors

Tenam Puente - Ruin Comitan De Dominguez - Mexico

The Mayan archaeological site of Tenam Puente dates back to 600 AD. Its name means fortress and although only a minor part has been excavated, with a little imagination you can still see that this was once a well-guarded frontier city. The site itself is small but offers great views of Comitán from the top of the Acropolis. As well as pyramids, there are three ball courts.

 

The ruins are included on most tour itineraries to El Chiflón and the Lagos de Montebello. If you want to go independently, take a local bus south out of Comitán and ask the driver to let you off at the nearest junction to Tenam Puente. It’s about a 1 ½ mile walk from the bus stop.

Location:


Comitan De Dominguez, Mexico

Ruin

Relative price: Budget

Travel Skills: None



Here are other activities in and around Comitan De Dominguez that may be of interest: Chinkultic,








08 Jun 2009







Top Places to go in Latin America - as rated by V!VA Members
You must register as an owner for access to these listing tools and benefits.

Notification of new reviews: receive your latest reviews by e-mail

Customized request-a-review link: encourage guests to spread the word about your property

Our owners' newsletter: stay informed about our latest tools and benefits for you

User login

Enter your username and password here in order to log into the website:

Login
 

Create a new V!VA account

Forgot Password