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National Park of Palenque

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Address: Carretera a Palenque- Zona Archaeologica Km. 8, Palenque 29960, Mexico
Phone Number: 019163451758
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Activities: Group tours/bus tour, Swimming, Walking, City walk sightseeing
Description: A wide variety of pyramids, temples and sculptures have all been found at...
A wide variety of pyramids, temples and sculptures have all been found at this famous Mayan archaeological site.
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Amazing site! Go in the morning

This is one of the most important Maya ruins, and it is spectacular. So many beautiful ruins to explore, and there is a lot of information in Spanish and English along the way... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most important Maya ruins, and it is spectacular. So many beautiful ruins to explore, and there is a lot of information in Spanish and English along the way. That information, plus our travel book, was enough information for us not to need a guided visit, which can be expensive if you're on a budget. We... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If you ever in Mexico, southern Mexico you can not miss visiting Palenque, this is an amazing archaeological site, well kept grounds, TONS of souvenirs and very interesting people that are more than happy to guide you. The town is also great, cafes, restaurants and beautiful areas for your enjoyment.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Lovely part of the world. Lots of wildlife but you will need to get to the quieter parts of the park to actually see some wildlife.

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Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The archeological area of Palenque is so breathtaking! It happens every time I visit, it is like a magic place. Don`t forget to visit the museum which is located before the park, where you can see a replica of the tumb. Bring water, as it is normally very hot and humid.

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Heidelberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Simply breath-taking and amazing!! The fact that most of Palenque is hidden in the jungle makes the experience unique. I could travel into the past and imagined the huge city that it was in the old Times. Worth spending a day in it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Palenque is one of the best site to be visited in Mexico. Not only for the ruinas but also for the biodiversity and people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Definitely worth to visit, this ruins were swallowed by the jungle, the anthropologists uncovered 28 buildings, nevertheless, at least 1400 are still covered by thick vegetations. You will love everything this place has to offer

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

wonderful place to spend at least one day, Like in Tikal in Gwatemala u can see amazing ruins surrounded by rainforest.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This place is definitely off the beaten path in Mexico, but it is well worth the extra effort to come and see, especially if you are already in Chiapas. The town of Palenque offers very little, but this is where you pick up the transportation to the National Park. When you arrive at the National Park you will be approached... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It's very well preserved and you can climb up many of the temples for a closer look at some of the carvings. It's a whole city, smaller than Tikal or Chichen Itza which we also visited but with many different buildings that are in good condition including the palace in the centre. The signage isn't great so I would advise... More 

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Additional Information about National Park of Palenque

Address: Carretera a Palenque- Zona Archaeologica Km. 8, Palenque 29960, Mexico
Phone Number: 019163451758
Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Chiapas  >  Palenque
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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