History of this destination shows that this island of Cancun was known in the historical times as Nizuc meaning tip of grass. The destination is looked upon as the important witness to the Mayan history and tourists flock to witness the many historical places in Cancun
The largest pyramid in Yucatan as well as the largest walled city of the Mayan region is located at Calakmul. The city is located in Calakmul Biosphere which is located in one of the largest rainforest of Mexico. While exploring the ruins you might find artifacts such as arrowheads or remains of pottery in this region. One has to travel nearly hundred km In order to reach the ruins. While reaching the ruins camping is the best option. This city discovered in 1931 was having nearly six hundred odd structures including many tall buildings. The Mayan name of Calakmul was Matan.