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Calle 27 entre 26B T 28, Izamal 97557, Mexico
Ways to Experience Piramide de Kinich Kak Moo
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Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

After having a wonderful lunch at Kinich, we walked to the pyramid, but we didn't actually climb it. Now I regret it after seeing the pictures that have been posted. I love the way many different types of trees have grown on the Maya vestiges...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2016

When the Spanish came, they deliberated disassembled most of the Piramide and surrounding buildings as the underlayment for the new convent. It was never rebuilt. Walking up to the pyramid provides some nice views of the area, so it is worth the hike.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While in Izamal for the day we included the opportunity to visit the pyramid. It must have been gorgeous in its time but its looking forlorn. The mound of stones covers a city block. We did not see any explanation signage at the site (maybe...More

Thank Ted M
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Easy climb until almost to top, I opted not to continue because top stones are a little risky to me. Spectacular views of the town from 1/2 way up final phase... I wanted to get to the top but being alone with just a couple...More

Thank Bonniecp
Reviewed April 25, 2018

If in Izamal, these ruins are so easy to climb and enjoy that you might as well take them in. This being said are they impressive, not in comparison to Coba, Tulum, Uxmal or Muyil. Having seen these other ruins I would said this pyramid...More

Thank Ksem
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Izamal is a colorful city to visit and has a lot of history behind it. When visiting El Atrio Convento walk around the elevated walk way that goes around it and see how many ruins that you can see, Have your picture made in front...More

Thank joemA7195HZ
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Huge pyramid in the center of Izamal village. It lacks maintenance and things of interest. Not even the view from the top is rewarding.

Thank michawow
Reviewed February 6, 2018

Like many other Mexican sites I have visited over the years, more work needs to be done to expose and restore them, and to remove the vegetation, including trees, that contribute to their continued degradation.

Thank frederickc969
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

One of the largest pyramids in Mexico and only partly excavated, it is some 200 metres square. Unlike many pyramids, this is in the centre of town and you can drive right around it to appreciate its size. Inevitably some of the stones were taken...More

Thank FerringFerret
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Izamal is a charming town, well worth seeing. The monastery dominates the town. We were there in a large family group and viewed Kinich Kak Moo from the terrace outside the monastery museum. There were people visible on the top. I was with 3 bored...More

Thank KSarahGH
Reviewed December 31, 2017

If you eat at Kinich, you are just one block from this pyramid. Its free, and for those in shape, you can get to the top in 15 minutes, I ran/jogged up. A great view from the top, and though not super spectacular, it’s so...More

Thank Alfredo J
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Careful footing is required to climb up for the view. Must be especially careful of footing on the way down. Worth making the effort to climb at least part way. The rocks are lose, uneven and it is steep.

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Y4Travel
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Response from Arnoldo S | Reviewed this property |
Hello Yas, The town itself is pretty small so everything is nearby. The pyramids are in town and you can probably walk to each of them. I would suggest renting a guide at the Convent and letting them drive you around in a... More
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