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“Wonderful icon of the Yucatan....but visit spoilt by hawkers”
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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 December 17, 2013

When in the Yucatan you must visit this Wonder of the World...icon of the Yucatan. It is the most important structure on the Chichen Itza ancient Mayan site. It has changed a lot since I last visited sixteen years ago. There has been a lot more restoration. It is no longer possible to climb the pyramid and other structures. Assertive hawkers and large crowds spoilt the experience. The authorities need to move the hawkers off the site. Bring back the magic!

Here are a few tips to enjoy your visit:
GO EARLY to avoid the hawkers and crowds. Also, it will be cooler.
BRING binoculars to see the detail of the carvings on the higher structures. Also lots of water, a hat or cap and your camera. There is an extra charge of Pesos 45 for a video camera!
ALLOW at least three hours to see the entire site. More if you have the time.
READ UP a little on the history of the Mayans and Chichen Itza before your visit. This will enrich your experience.

Try to ignore the hawkers and enjoy your visit!

Thank peartree69
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Reviewed December 16, 2013

We visited in springtime, it was still very warm weather. It rain for a little while forcing us to buy an umbrella. The pyramide itself its a wonder, The mayans had a deep understanding of the cycles, and more. Our tour guide was very knowledgable, being Mayan himself. Their knowledge of arquitecture, cycles of the moon, etc. its amazing.

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Reviewed December 10, 2013

This review is for the entire park the whole trip was absolutely fantastic
Tour guides were great and informative

Thank Jdszala
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Reviewed December 2, 2013

Amazing, interesting, fascinating! Great visit and well worth the drive!
We hired a private driver which was wonderful! We could travel, stop, roam, visit, shop, etc... at our own pace. The weather was beautiful and the site was spectacular!

1  Thank Jamye5
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Reviewed November 28, 2013

Amazing day out. Thought it was expensive when booked it but in our opinion we'll worth the money..
Picked up at hotel at 6 am. Long drive through jungle on coach.Arrived at Chichen just before opening at 9 so nice to see it without the crowds. Loved seeing one of the new seven wonders of the world. Jorge was a most excellent guide who was with us all day.

Thank takethe5th
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