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Address: | Merida, Chichen Itza 97170, Mexico
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Chichen Itza

Booked a private tour with Viator, absolutely brilliant, much bigger than I expected and well worth a visit. Very hot in April and very busy. We opted for not having a guide, just... read more

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked a private tour with Viator, absolutely brilliant, much bigger than I expected and well worth a visit. Very hot in April and very busy. We opted for not having a guide, just the transport, but fortunately our driver was very informative on the Mayans and their culture, so by the time we arrived, we had a good idea of... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was among the most impressive world landmarks I've visited, more so than I expected! There is so much more to this site than the main pyramid and my boyfriend and I were wowed at every turn by the impressive ruins, carvings and overall scale of the site. Very much worth the drive and we really enjoyed stopping off at... More 

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Reidsville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When I learned Chichen Itza would be an offering on the cruise I was taking, I reserved a spot right away. I had always longed to see this particular Mayan Ruin, as many friends who had visited had recounted tales of the famous site. You could say it was a "bucket list-er". About two hours by motor-coach from the Progresso,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Chichen Itzá is an unmissable sight for the importance and historical relevance of the ruins. it won't however be the highlight of your Mexico trip - it is way too crowded and it has become an open air market. Vendors are everywhere and despite not being aggressive, you cannot literally walk 20m without being proposed a sale. Way more acceptable... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked the express tour through Lomas Travel and it was a full day with no snacks or food! not what we signed up for. We left the hotel at 9am and arrived to the pyramids around noon, about 3 stops on our way and too much miscommunication between the guides. we got back to our hotel at 6pm, it... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We read a lot of reviews as we always try to avoid crowds. To get there by car, just type on waze or google maps "Chichen Itza Parking Lot". We wanted to be there by 8am, but we didn't make it until 10am. We were worried that we would find a huge line and lots of crowds, but it was... More 

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The mexican sun is really hot. It is essential to go there early in the morning, wear light clothes and a hat, and drink water. I went there with Mayan Explorers, and the guide, Laurentino, was really great! The guy is a living encyclopedia!

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visiting Yucatan and not going to see the ruins of Chichen Itza is like going to DC and not visiting Abe's Memorial. You have to see them at least once. We decided on a 2 day tour we saw on Expedia that offered Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Kabah and the Choco story. I found out that even the other tours I... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Well, if u are in travelling around this area u must go to see this archaeological site. It's huge and the entrance fee is not so high 242 (Mexican pesos). I recommend to go there early, so it will be not so crowded and by a collectivo, national bus by yourself without buying a tour from the city where u... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great time visiting the ancient Mayan ruins! Our tour group (Alltournative) got there early in the morning to avoid the crowds which was perfect.

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