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Kukulcan Pyramid
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Owner description: This impressive pyramid dominates Chichén Itzá's landscape, standing an imposing 24 meters high.
Reviewed May 24, 2013

While it was very hot (please bring plenty of water), this was the main reason we came to Cancun. The place is big, I will recommend at least two hours there is you want to see the whole site. Don't waste your time at the sinkhole in Chichen ITza (it is a joke compared to Ik Kil), but make sure you go to the observatory too.

2  Thank Juan Daniel A
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Reviewed May 23, 2013

I enjoyed the Pyramid. Its Massive and impressive. This is were a guide is important because they can show you how the pyramid shadows change to special dates - Very Cool! This is a very important heritage site for the Mayan people.

I think that a lot of people who thought is was boring didn't get a guide to explain the site to them. Its Beautiful and the technology to build it is amazing. I would challenge all who give it a bad review to try and understand it better.
You cant climb the pyramid anymore - a few years ago a lady fell and died. For everybody's safety they have blocked it off. I think that's better so you can get pictures of the site without 5 hundred tourists in your shot. Plus I think that preserving the site for future generations is important.
Bring Sunblock and Hat and Water. ITs HOT!!!
Vendors at this site have some very nice souvenirs. Bring your money and be prepared to Haggle and Bargain!!! Don't pay what they ask.. There is a big mark up on the prices.
This is only one pyramid in a huge complex of pyramids - so be prepared to spend 2 - 3 hours at this site to see everything.

2  Thank Donna S
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Reviewed May 20, 2013

Exceptional construction of the Maya who was a sun worshipping civilization. The pyramid is an encrypted calendar. During the spring and autumn equinoxes, the feathered serpent god-Kukulcan-can be seen descendind the pyramid. Disliked the fact that there were vendors around the pyramid.

1  Thank Mihaela P
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

A huge disappointement! Chichen Itza is supposedly one of the 7 marvels of the world so I had couldn't wait to see it. Sadly, it was not what I expected. Not only can you can no longer climb the pyramids at Chichen, you can't even get close to them as they have all been roped off with yellow plastic police tape. Even if you could approach, you´d have to fight your way through the venders line every square inch of every walking path competing loudly for your business. A shame...this used to be a very spiritual place...Now, it's nothing but a tourist trap. If you can only experience one Mayan site, go to Palenque instead. It's still magical.

2  Thank MELNYC22
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Reviewed April 27, 2013 via mobile

We liked the visit and associated historic information.

When leaving, we look at those souvenirs sold near the entrance/exit. We bought one of those colorful plates. Back home, we found out this is a plastic installed on it. Please be careful with those pseudo hand made pots and plates.

Thank RoxidouNoiro
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