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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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We took the Chichen Itza tour as one of our Moon Palace excursions. It was so amazing. Our tour guide Francisco was very knowledgeable about all of the ruins. He really made it... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took the Chichen Itza tour as one of our Moon Palace excursions. It was so amazing. Our tour guide Francisco was very knowledgeable about all of the ruins. He really made it come to life. Did not realize there would be so many structures other than the temple. I was so fascinated by this experience. They also have nice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If your even remotely close to these marvels at any point, it's well worth the extra trip to see these in person. No words can describe the majesty and scale .

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Interesting site, definitely tons to see. I would start at the north cenote (where the entrance used to be) and work your way down south. It would also be good to try to skip staring at Kukulcan when walking in since that should be the last thing to see imo. Unfortunately the current and main entrance is right in front... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

About two hours from Playa Del Carmen by Bus so be prepared. If you are coming from a Cruise Ship off Cozumel, be prepared for the ferry ride. The first thing they do is pass around vomit bags and a lot of people use them for the ride as you are rocking a lot. Second site I have been to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

WOW this is a must visit in Mexico. This place is one of the 7 wonders of the world and I can understand why. We booked with a tour group online before we arrived which ended up being a whole day trip. I am so glad because we learned so much and got to see neat things. There are lots... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took a break from sitting by the pool drinking and eating too much to visit here and we weren't disappointed. Our guide showed us the main buildings but it's fun just to wander around on your own, until the heat wears you out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a 4 hour guided tour that contained many amazing and interesting insights into the Mayan civilization and culture. One trick is to arrive fairly early in the morning 8ish, when it is cooler and there are less people. We had an older (official) guide, told him we were interested in more depth than the standard 2 hour tour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A must-see in Yucatan. We highly suggest people to live in the town of Valladolid the night before visiting Chichen Itza which provide various kinds of accommodation. On the day you visit, take the earliest Bus (8:00am on the day we visit) to Chichen and enjoy your trip without the crowd coming from Cancun and the heat in the noon.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Chichén Itzá is a major mayan site located in the city of Tinum. It's the second most visited archaeological site in Mexico after Teotihuacan. I visited when I stayed in Cancun by a tourism company bus. It's almost 200Km of distance. Even in the winter (january) the site was hot and there are several places without shade to protect from... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived about 1:30 that the site was not as crowded as we anticipated. Several vendors lined the paths of the site and were very reasonably priced. The trinkets were being sold significantly cheaper than at our resort! Our guide, Ernesto, was very passionate and knowledgeable. He was able to keep a good pace while... More 

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