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El Castillo

Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza 97751, Mexico
+52 985 851 0137
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A spectacular 75-foot high pyramid in the ancient Mayan city of Chichén Itzá.
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Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza 97751, Mexico
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"amazing structure"
in 7 reviews
"spring and autumn"
in 5 reviews
"kukulcan pyramid"
in 6 reviews
"the main attraction"
in 5 reviews
"chichen itza site"
in 6 reviews
"ball court"
in 11 reviews
"clap your hands"
in 5 reviews
"an umbrella"
in 10 reviews
"arrive early"
in 7 reviews
"tour guide"
in 14 reviews
"gets hot"
in 3 reviews
"mayan calendar"
in 4 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 4 reviews
"mayan ruins"
in 9 reviews
"avoid the crowds"
in 3 reviews
"seven wonders"
in 4 reviews
"temple"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very hot and my daughter got a bit dizzy despite being well hydrated. I did not have the chance to enjoy myself there for that reason BUT it was just an amazing feeling being there. It is very impressive to see how HUGE...More

Thank A N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chichen Itza is a must if you visit the Mexican Riviera. How do you just stay on the beaches when you have access to these amazing historical structures? Make sure you hire a guide and I recommend the accommodations on the site.

Thank Big D Y
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Had Chechin Itza on my bucket list and was captivated by it !!! Took the "Deluxe" tour through Apple Vacations at our hotel in Riviera Maya, well worth the money, complete with guide. The ruins are in good shape considering their age !! Our guide...More

Thank Edward R
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Sitting regally on firm Yucatan ground, this magnificent and well preserved pyramid is a testament to the grandeur and complexity of the great Mayan civilization. It's now been roped off so no one can climb it--resulting in perfect photo results! There are many other ancient...More

Thank KimberlyLabor
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

This is the main attraction of Chichen itza site. Also called Kukulcan Pyramid You see it as soon as you enter the park. This is one of the New Seven Wonders of World. Very touristy but a must see for anyone traveling to Yakatan. Best...More

Thank Karaoshkin
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Quite an amazing site, the center of attraction for Chichen Itza which allows you never to get lost, as other structures are spread out.

Thank sycha
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Named by the Spaniards, built by the Mayas this pyramid is an absolute must see when visiting the yucatan. Forget thehoards of vendors and tourists that you'll have to fight on your way to the rnd plaza. Its worth it, just hire a tour guide,...More

Thank Rob C
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

El Castillo is in the middle of a large field, in the middle of no where. Such a cool thing to see. Make sure you go with a local guide to see all the special effects of the tower, from visual stories to the sounds...More

Thank waterlover19
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

El Castillo is an impressive construction of the Maya period. I wish we could climb and enter it. Beautiful!

Thank Ely T O
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

This is a must see- but sadly not my favorite. As you may expect the place is always crowded. You can find a lot of good buys here- BUY CRAFTS ONLY HERE, way cheaper than anywehere else, and you help directly the people that made...More

Thank Mariana B
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Y4Travel
27 November 2016|
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Response from Francis M | Reviewed this property |
Yes,El Castillo is the Spanish name for the main pyramid at the Chichen Itza site -- the Mayan name is Kukulcan. This photo will be in the Second edition of Oak Island Unearthed, John O'Brien's precise/scientific theory and... More
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