"Among ramones" was the name that the Maya gave to this beautiful place. Where the energy transmitted by nature led them to an ideal place for their life. Ramones are highly valued trees in the Mayan culture as it serves as medicine for many ailments. This city emerged and reached its Mayan splendor, between 300 and 600 A.D. and lasted until the arrival of the Spanish conquerors.
The two main squares are called the Bees and the Columns. In the first one there is a central altar and several pyramidal bases on the sides, some of which were residential. There, building IV preserves the remains of what could have been a sacred labyrinth. In the second place there is a steep pyramid and the remains of a building that seems to have had palace functions. It is believed that it was built by the conqueror Alonso de Ávila in 1531, this combination of Mayan and Spanish archaeological remains have become the emblematic image of Oxtankah.