Bieber had been told several times not to climb on the ruins or walk into restricted archeological areas before being asked to leave the site near Cancun, the local paper reported.
The Associated Press reported that the Canadian singer was asked to leave Tulum after trying to climb one of the sites that are roped off from the public.
Tulum is a Mayan city and port in the state of Quintana Roo, which is believed to have reached its peak in the 13th century.
The site contains several archaeological sites, some that are accessible to the public and some that are are cordoned off because they are unstable or need to be preserved.
The castle of the Mayan ruins in Tulum, Mexico.
Manuel Valdes / AP
An official from Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History told the AP Bieber was at the historical site Thursday when he was “asked to leave.” But it was not clear which of the sites he allegedly tried to climb.
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