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Address: | Merida, Chichen Itza 97170, Mexico
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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One of the best attractions we have visited in Mexico. Look at the carving on the rocks as this is neat and easily missed. This is worth seeing and walking around to the less... read more

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London, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the best attractions we have visited in Mexico. Look at the carving on the rocks as this is neat and easily missed. This is worth seeing and walking around to the less popular things at the sight is worth it. Not to be missed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful place to visit. Truly a marvel and wonders of the world. A MUST see attraction. On a hot / humid day 1-2 hrs is OK. But if the weather is nice better stay there for 3-4 hrs. Advice: Lot of shopkeepers and sellers. Make sure to do a good bargaining.

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Cardigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can't come to the Yucutan and NOT visit one of the 7 wonders of the world, can you? If I could give it 4 and half stars I would, but it would be peevish to only give it 4! I should mention that we stayed at the Mayaland Hotel which has its own entrance, so we could be there... More 

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After many reviews and several local recommendations we set the alarm for 6:30 and were on the road from Tulum to Chichen Itza by 7:15. Pack your swimsuits... After a quick top-off at the Pemex station at the edge of Tulum (have cash and as close to exact change as possible to avoid the involuntary tip ("I don't have change.")... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on a day trip from our Riviera Maya resort to Chichen Itza, a loooong day trip, but they broke up the long bus ride with a visit to a cenote, artisan shop and buffet lunch. We were warned about all of the people selling their wares around the ruins, apparently, many of the souvenirs are now knock-offs from... More 

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can't take a trip to the Yucatan without visiting Chichen Itza. There are plenty of other ruins in the area to visit, all with their own appeal, but if you only do one this is the one not to miss. I think a lot of Americans will be surprised as this archaeological park is unlike many in the US.... More 

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It is easily just a half day visit but we stayed overnight at mayaland hotel. It is incredible to see what the Mayans did. Really breath taking. Be prepared for all the stalls selling souvenirs though and here are loads. It was incredible hot and there is at much shade as it's all outside. You can't climb or go in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

... we personally don't think it is the best we saw in Mexico, (Palenque rules). The buildings are certainly well restored, readily visible and access around them is easy and flat. We had got there quite early so it was relatively quiet with photos having not too many people in, but steadily the crowds built and at times when walking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Soaring to spectacular height, this monument helps to reinforce one's confidence in what is possible in the realm of building and architecture. And it is mind-blowing when you consider that it was built so very long ago without the benefit of modern cranes! It is HOT there, so be prepared with sunscreen and a hat, at the least. An umbrella... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here and ek balam on a private tour. Beautiful ruin but like an art museum. See from afar but don't touch. Ek balam you can climb up and see up close! Both are great. Lots of people selling tons of stuff all over the place. Ruins the magic of what it once was 2000 years ago. Takes about... More 

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