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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.
I loved the climb up to Templo IV as much as the next person but the true awe for me was approaching the Gran Plaza and seeing Templo I. It was “the picture” of Tikal as far as I’m concerned. Absolutely breathtaking.
Temple I is the main temple as this is the place where they found the tombs. We cannot climb Temple I but you can get a beautiful view of Temple I and the plaza by climbing Temple II. They have modern wooden steps at the...More