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Temple of the Warriors

Chichen Itza, Cancun, Mexico
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Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We went to Chichen Itza on a guided tour from Cancun and although I usually prefer doing my own reading it was great to have a guide with the knowledge tell us about the places. The Temple is impressive and the detail work can keep you busy for a while The hawkers around the complex become aggressive and in the... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

These ruins are post-Classic Mayan. But there is a Toltec influence. This temple complex somewhat resembles, on a larger scale, the Toltec temple in Tula, the former Toltec capital. The temple here, at Chichén Itzá, is atop a stepped pyramid. A stone recumbent figure, Chac Mool, rests there. The pyramid is partially surrounded by a couple of hundred columns, circular... More

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kampala, uganda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The site itself is stunning. I didn't know that much about these people or ruins and I found the experience (once I go there) a great site. I do rate this a must see historical site. However, we did what we hate and went on an organised tour from our hotel, big bus, noisy annoying conductor and lots of people.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I visited Chicheniza with my two kids and had a great time. If you are interested in History then you can't miss seeing this ancient city. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and we actually learned few things that you can't find in the Textbooks. Site is in Jungle , 200 km from the Cancun but we took luxury bus... More

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Calgary
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Visited many ruins in Mexico, Guetemala and around the world and Chichen Itza is very disappointing. The pyramids, buildings, platforms, walls and other structures on site are VERY nice and interesting BUT it is overrun wih people and worst, HUNDREDS of sellers within the boundaries of the site. Every paths is lined up with them. And they bombard you with... More

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North Easton, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Went to Chichen itza, when we left the resort it was poring rain for 3 day straight but after the 4 hour bus ride it was sunny and HOT HUMID 95 deg. they commercialize the site there were so many people selling trinkets it was like table after table of the same thing on every table but other than that... More

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North East UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Fascinating building in the Chichen Itza open air museum. Go with a guide so they can tell you of the building's history - which has some gruesome bits.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2011

I went with my family and found it be very cool and different. Bring your camera !! Lots of photo moments, and lots of cool site seeing within it. It is alot of walking, so bring a backpack, water and good shoes. Where ever you go you are going to be walking to that destination. Positives+ * Actual real pyramids... More

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