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Carretera Costera del Golfo s/n, Chichen Itza 97751, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a really impressive site, the place where the Mayas performed their pelota games. It is very well preserved and really stunning, well worth visiting. Make sure you go early in the morning to avoid the enormous amounts of tourists and guides.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank eurydice2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very interesting structure. You need a guide (or book) to explain about it to get the most from your trip

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Colin_Cameron1
Reviewed December 12, 2018

This place seemingly outlines that there is more to Chichen Itza than just the main temple. The Gran Juego de Pelota was originally for sporting events. I strongly advise taking a tour as there is a lot of very interesting information attached, especially to this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

It’s really interesting for architecture lovers or history. Discover every square and record it cause when you get back home you gonna miss it...

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Umutguzel
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

I have to say again, as I have said about the whole Chichen Itza site in general - with a good guide, you can get so much out of this place! The history of this ancient ball game site is stunning and we had a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Nothing worth to see because you can not see with the ocean of tourist groups. All closed so you can not climb or walk on.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EriBrunette
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We realized that this building is in fact playground of ancient pelota game due information provided by guide. Guide also gave us insight to the rules and principles of the game.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank JaroslavNecas
Reviewed September 10, 2018

This is a part of the whole Chichen Itza tour, the history is super interesting and the restoration of the carvings is superb.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank VadeR91
Reviewed September 2, 2018

After El Castillo (The Castle), our tour guide took us next to the Gran Juego de Pelota (Great Ball Court), the largest of its kind in Mexico. This is a big structure--a wide dirt (or grass?) playing field in between two high walls, and at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank baroom
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Another key spot to visit while touring the Mayan Ruins. Breath taking and lots of information to learn on tours

Date of experience: August 2018
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