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These will be the Maya Train attractions that passengers will visit on the first trip

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The first trip of the Maya Train will depart on December 16 and these are the stations along the route.

Although the Maya Train will have a soft opening (test operations) on its inaugural trip, next December 16, passengers will enjoy a series of attractions during the route that will go from Campeche to Cancun. Find out which are the most touristic places they will pass through and the stations that will be opening for the first time.

The Maya Train is one of the iconic works that President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) promised at the beginning of his six-year term, It will have 1,500 kilometers and will travel through the states of southeastern Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Quintana Roo, Tabasco and Yucatán). Among its main objectives is to detonate the economic growth of the region and bring back passenger trains.

On the inaugural trip of the Mayan Train, passengers will be able to visit one of the wonders of the modern world: Chichén Itzá, an archaeological site that will have its station and will have the same name; At this site, people can visit the famous Kukulcán castle. General admission costs 90 pesos, according to the website of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH).

Chichén Itzá is located in the middle of two magical Yucatecan towns that will have train stations of their own: Izamal and Valladolid. In the first destination, people will be able to get off the train and admire historical sites such as the former convent of San Antonio de Padua or pay a visit to the Virgin of Izamal, while in the second there are attractions such as the Yokdzonot cenote, the House of the Deer and the archaeological site of Ek Balam.

Another attraction on the inaugural trip of the Mayan Train is the archaeological zone of Uxmal, which is located near the Maxcanú station. As in the case of Chichén Itzá, the entrance costs 90 pesos and one of its most representative buildings is the so-called House of the Fortune Teller.

Maya Train stations that will be ready for the inaugural trip:

San Francisco del Campeche
Teya Mérida
Chichén Itzá
Nuevo Xcán
Leona Vicario
Cancún Airport

The inaugural trip of the Mayan Train will depart from the San Francisco de Campeche station, located in the city of the same name and where visitors will find numerous attractions: to begin with, there is the fortified city (or walls), which date back to the 16th century and do not They are not only a historical heritage, but also house the Museum of Underwater Archeology of San José el Alto.

Mérida is one of the most important and historic cities in Mexico, which will have its own Mayan Train station (Teya Mérida). One of the attractions that this city has is Paseo Montejo, in addition to its Historic Center, the Cathedral, the Regional Museum of Anthropology, and the Great Museum of the Mayan World, among others.

At the end of the inaugural trip of the Mayan Train, passengers will arrive at the Cancun Airport, which is located in the city of the same name, and where they will be able to visit the beaches that said the place has. The cost of the first ticket was 1,166 pesos for the tourist class and 1,862 pesos for the premier class.

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