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Type: Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites
Activities: Group tours/day tour
Description: Ancient Mayan city featuring a giant pyramid, "House of the Sun."
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Eagan, Minnesota
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66 reviews 66 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

When leaving Dzibanche, you will see one of the two structures at Kinichna from the roadside. The other structure is when you arrive a few kilometers further a rather large unearthed structure. The fee for this entry has been included with the entry fee paid at Dzibanche.

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Copan, Honduras
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76 reviews 76 reviews
48 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

The owner of the La Posada Chetumal Hostel arranged this taxi tour for me. The tour included Kohunlich, Dzibanche and Kinichna and my share of the taxi came to 300 pesos. By the end of the day, I was very tired but thoroughly glad that I had undertaken this adventure. The three sites have some similar features as well as... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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173 reviews 173 reviews
78 attraction reviews
279 helpful votes 279 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Kinichna is about 50 kilometers west of Chetumal on highway 186 headed towards Escarcega. Coming from Chetumal, you turn right onto a paved road with a few large potholes and some nasty long and tire-wide cracks that look like they are from an earthquake. About 10 kilometers up the road, a smaller paved road turns off to the right and... More

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Littleton, Colorado
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

Kinichná is just a few miles from Dzibanché, and in fact you buy one ticket to see the two sites. Not much in the way of structures at Kinichná -- just one huge pyramid, with three levels. Still, it's worth a visit if you're out this way -- and the views from the top are fantastic!

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South Carolina
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154 reviews 154 reviews
50 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

If you're visiting Chetumal, then I would recommend visiting this small site located near the Maya ruins of Dzibanche.

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