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Address: Piste Yucatan, Chichen Itza, Mexico
Description: This impressive pyramid dominates Chichén Itzá's landscape, standing an...
This impressive pyramid dominates Chichén Itzá's landscape, standing an imposing 24 meters high.
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Chichen Itza from Riviera Maya

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Amazing spring equinox

We had pre booked a tour to Chichen Itza and only on arrival in Mexico did we realise that we were visiting on the day of the spring equinox. Although the site was extremely busy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had pre booked a tour to Chichen Itza and only on arrival in Mexico did we realise that we were visiting on the day of the spring equinox. Although the site was extremely busy it was worth it to experience the sun breaking through the clouds just in time to see the fantastic light effect on the pyramid. Recommended!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

one of the greatest remains demonstrating the genius of the Maya, the greatest astronomers of all time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This structure is hard to image how it could be built back when it was built. Now I can better understand the Mayan calendar and the myths we have about it. Makes a lot of sense that they projected only so far into their future. It is hard to understand why they projected as far as they did. Must have... More 

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Fort Frances, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We marvel at the expertise & knowledge of the Mayans! The acoustics of the Ball Court - the originators of the "0", etc. There is a mystic aura on the grounds. However, the number of aggressive vendors is disturbing. We empathise with them but saying "No" is disturbing.

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lancs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I thought this was fantastic, climbed to the top of the pyramid easy but took a while to get down, i dont think you can climb it now, take water with you it,s very hot walking around the site. I booked a tour from Cancun while staying in my hotel, the journey was about two hours, stopped of on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

We took a tour from Riviera Maya. and it was excellent! The tour guide explained so much about this amazing place that you could almost feel the energy of the site. I hope they continue to excavate and explore the extent of this incredible civilization. My imagination ran wild! The only drawback was the heat of the day but there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Almost right when you enter Chichen Itza, you'll be right in front of the Kukulcan pyramid. It is really majestic and has a lot of details. I was quite happy I had a guide with us, showing us pictures of how it would be at equinoxes, the story of the Kukulcan, to explain the significations and of course, for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

We visited the pyramid in March 2015. If you're in Cancun, Tulum or other parts of Yucatan, pay a visit. However, if you're closer to Uxmal, go there, it's bigger, more "wild" and there are fewer tourists. When visiting Kukulcan, definetely hire a guide. There're plenty of them at the entrance, if you're going to the pyramind on your own.... More 

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Ashville nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We had 8 in our party! We did a two hour tour it was fantastic! The history there is so rich! I witnessed something majestic!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

Visited here, with my husband in March 2015, when we were staying in Cancun. The two and a half hour bus journey was definitely worth it. The site is amazing, and it was very interesting to hear the history and to find out about the restoration works. The ball field will stay in my mind for ever! I was disappointed... More 

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