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Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple will take your breath away. It is unobstructed view and large and beautiful. Great photos to be had from base of temple and also from top of Temple 2. This is my favorite temple. The surrounding area is also amazing. Must see when...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is the main attraction. Ask for a tour guide from Gem Tours. Specifically ask for Jose Moreno. His English is like a native.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lynn W
Reviewed November 1, 2018

although not allowed to go up, it is very beautiful building. the lintels are gone though. Would be great to see lintels or the replications nearby to get a sense

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank yuanxiz2016
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Having been to Machu Picchu I personally think Tikal is even better. This place is utterly phenomenal. Unbelievable. Easy to do in a day - I'd recommend a 4 hour tour through Los Amigos at 8am. You get there whilst its still cool enough but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Clunnon207
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Grab an ice cold gallo and walk around this place! So cool. This temple is one of the larger ones right in the main square. You used to be able to climb it, but after a few people came tumbling down..they stopped it. Would be...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Carlito106
Reviewed July 27, 2018

If you are in Guatemala you simply canNOT miss a visit to Tikal and Temple I is the highlight of the experience. It is worth it to hire a guide, we went with BZM Tours in San Ignacio and were really happy with the experience....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

First one we saw and were so mesmerized by it. The architectural design is flawless and just transports you back in time.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Not much to say about this to be honest - spend 6 hours at least at Tikal to see all the ruins properly. Don't be cheap and hire a good guide.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Christopher V
Reviewed March 23, 2018

This temple is incredibly impressive in the Grand Plaza and it like the other temples it is hard to believe how they were all built with local stone and the lack of the technology we take for granted.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed March 22, 2018

Temple I is known as the Temple of the Great Jaguar because of a lintel that represents a king sitting upon a jaguar throne. The best view is from Temple II which is opposite of Great Plaza and on which you can climb on.

Date of experience: February 2018
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