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Chichen Itza

Merida, Chichen Itza 77500, Mexico
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Type: Ancient Ruins
Activities: Group tours/day tour
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We opted to walk around by ourselves without a guide, and so can't say much for the tours, but it was still beautiful to walk around the ruins. We were glad we could take our time and sit and take photos whenever we chose to. There are a lot of sellers here, who will call out to encourage you to... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

My children & I enjoyed this place. I'm happy with my decision to have hired a guided tour & extremely happy with my choice of Mayan Explorer's . Enrique was an excellent guide & really made this place come alive. We would not have learned as much as we had or the experience would definitely not have been the same.... More

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Amherst, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Chichen Itza is a must do for a first time traveler to this area of Mexico. It was a long day, but it was definitely worth it. I suggest going to the nearby cenote if that is an option when you're booking the day trip. The cenote was a great end to the day.

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Savannah, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

It was a spectacular and well worth the two hour trip. I recommend that you don't go when it is hot! There is very little shade and it was a very hot day we visited the site.

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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

I think my title says it all. First, you drive forever down a straight, boring road from the Cancun area. It is so hot and humid you can't believe it, even in October. A lot of people bring umbrellas, which is a good idea. Unfortunately, you can no longer climb the pyramid due to vandalizm. The ruins are very well... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Just had to do it. It was fun, but just felt like a tourist attraction rather than a historic landmark.

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Mexico City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

One of the best preserved arqueological sites in Mexico. El Castillo is an amazing pyramid, you need to hear from a guide, everything aboout it to understand his magnificent. Yucatan is so hot, be prepared with hat, sunblock and water

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Visited Chichen Itza on the summer equinox, unfortunately it was too cloudy for us to see the serpent, which apparently means it will be a bad harvest. Because it was the equinox the site was very very busy, however as it became evident the serpent wasn’t going to make an appearance the place emptied out quite quickly, walking around is... More

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Sioux City, Iowa, United States
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Visited this as a side trip while vacationing in Playa del Carmen. It was a bit of a long trip but stopped at some neat places on the way. The mayan ruins were amazing. It is pretty much unshaded, so dress accordingly and bring water and sun screen.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Awesome trip. Worth the travelling time. Our guide Mac was absolutely brilliant. Think that's what made this trip so good.

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