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Address: Merida, Chichen Itza 977500, Mexico
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It's Chichen Itza! GO!!

It'll probably be very hot, very humid and very crowded. There are far too many vendors trying to sell you "stuff". But, it's Chichen Itza! For the best visit, get there very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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San Jose, California

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It'll probably be very hot, very humid and very crowded. There are far too many vendors trying to sell you "stuff". But, it's Chichen Itza! For the best visit, get there very early to avoid tour bus crowds. We found a fantastic guide there at Chichen Itza who is an archaeologist and a Mayan who grew up there. Not cheap... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You simply can't go to the Yucatan peninsula and not visit it. It would be a crime. Yes the site is filled with tourists. Yes you have merchants everywhere who want to sell you pile of useless artifacts. But the restoration of the site is just magnificent. And if you go with a tour guide, I would advise to split... More 

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Lillehammer, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Okay, this is one of the do to things in Mexico, I mean a world wonder? Come on, of course you have to see that. But, when I went there on a booked tour, we had too little time on site I think. We had fourty minutes after the guide was done so we only got to explore the ballcourt,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful place, and a must see for a first visit to Mexico! The place is stunning, although very very hot! Take lots of water and an umbrella for shade, our guide talked a lot which was informative, but difficult to cope with in the strong sun, the locals were a bit pushy with the souvenirs, but don't miss this place... More 

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Bowmanville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is very easy see why this location is one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. went to visit the place as part of a tour and only had three hours on location.I would have liked to have spent a lot more time. The ruins were incredible and beyond my wildest expectations. One thing apart did surprise me.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Need I say more? This is a must see for everyone. When you are in Cancun, set aside a day to come visit this place. Come early in the morning or later in the afternoon to avoid the crowd and heat. No food allowed inside the site. Budget 3 hours at least.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place, may ruins. Pretty impressive.. There is a nice Cenote a few kms away, nice for swimming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If the history of The Americas, along with the history of mathematics, sports, and astronomy hold any fascination for you, then this "Living Ruin" is a must for you. The Mayans pioneered the use of the number "0," along with organizing, for their calendar, the planets and their movement, while coming up with their own form of BCE basketball. What... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went there with a tour. They will tell you some very interesting facts about this location. The Coliseum is downright eerie. There are writings all along the walls and your tour guide will be able to explain the meanings. Very worth the trip.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Chichen Itza is a fantastic Maya archaeological site, a must visit for all people. The ruins are very well preserved. It is a place that makes me happy and sad at the same time, in that you are no longer allowed to climb the pyramid, or enter any of the other buildings. I'm happy to see that, in that we... More 

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