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One of the most interesting archeological places i have been to. So many things to learn here and the jungle is beautiful. Try and get a proper guide for this place it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Hermosillo, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

One of the most interesting archeological places i have been to. So many things to learn here and the jungle is beautiful. Try and get a proper guide for this place it is definately worth it. The whole journey was magical.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We went from Palenque in our car and it took about 3 hours to get there. Then 30 mn boat ride. Take the boat of glass fibers because it is much faster... The 3 hour road is beautiful but be careful driving as there are many villages and bumps. Saw a couple crocs on the river. One side is Guatemala... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Other people have reviewed this at length. So all I can say is that these were the most amazing ruins I have seen in Mexico. They really give you the sense of how vast the empires were in this part of the world, you can imagine how many other excavated temples there must be in the area. Just astounding!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I love the location of this ruins. As they say, the journey matters more than the destination. In case of the Yaxchilan, journey and destination both are amazingly beautiful. To reach the Yaxchilan ruins, one need to take a boat ride (which is more than 40 mins one way) from Frontera Corozal to the ruins. You are almost in Guatemala... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

you feel like you are in a different world, it is amazing. People are warm. Get the guides so you understand what you are visiting, the history is very interesting

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La Paz, Bolivia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Half of the pleasure of visiting Yaxchilan is the 40 minutes trip on the Usumacinta river that separates Guatemala on your right and México on your left. Although guided tours will be offered to you when you dock at Yaxchilan, its much better to walk on your own (but read first because otherwise you will not understand 10% of what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

You have to travel throught the Usumacinta river, which is the border between Mexico and Guatemala, if you are lucky you can see some crocrodiles. When you arrive to Yaxchilán you will see a lot of well-kept and beautiful ruins. The view from the top is breathtaking.

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Carshalton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Going down from the road near the restaurant where we had eaten lunch wasn’t easy - we had to scramble down a steep slope and one of our group slipped and scraped her leg. We then had to walk across a wooden bridge that was swinging from side to side, at least it’s wide so you have no worries about... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Extraordinary ruins, worth to see ! Very well organised tours from Palenque to Yaxchilan en to Bonampak. Whole day but well spent.

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Chilliwack, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Yaxchilan would be a spectacular site entirely on its own merit, but the fact that it is a half hour down river from the middle of seeming nowhere only enhances the whole idea of this fortress-like site in a circle of land described by a nearly circular bow in the Usamacinta River. We booked a Wayak tour online no more... More 

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