At Cobá archaeological site are the remains of a powerful Maya city that had its splendor era before Chichén Itzá. This archaeological site has a vast extension with 27 square miles (almost 70 km²) and is relevant due to the stelas that display relevant Mayan information, plus the number of good quality Sac-bé roads.
WHAT DOES COBÁ MEANS?
Cobá means punched water due to the lagoon and cenotes system within the archaeological zone. There are two main lagoons named Cobá and Makanxoc, which were a source of watering and contributed to its period of splendor.