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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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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Closed, only possible to take pictures from the line.very deteriorated. In Chichén Itzá, only the main pyramid is well conserved, the rest is just rocks.

Thank EriBrunette
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is the dominant feature of the entire park. Simply breathtaking, how did they make this and how is it so well preserved even now. Simply wonderful, well worth seeking out from any where on the entire Yucatan area.

Thank finesilver
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

El Castillo is such a beautifully preserved historical site! My husband and I were there for the spring equinox and while there were a lot of tourists, the site is so large you never feel cramped. The vendors are amazing and have a lot of...More

Thank Navigator117124
Reviewed 2 September 2018

The impressive El Castillo (The Castle) or Templo de Kukulcan is the very first structure you see coming into Chichen Itza. From the entrance turnstile, you walk along the tree-lined pathway, souvenir vendor stalls on either side, and soon enough you emerge from the path,...More

Thank baroom
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

This is the main structure at Chichén Itzá but there's so much more to see, besides this. We walked through the entire park.

Thank beth ann k
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Great place to visit, so much to see and learn. Tours are great! Bring good shoes and water! Worth the visit

Thank Haley W
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Come and marvel about this new 7th wonder. Learn about the history of the Maya people, this place and all that comes with it. A must see place. Bring a hat and water.

Thank CarloHelmond
Reviewed 23 July 2018

One of the 7 new wonders of the world, it is a must see. Get there early and bring sun screen and a hat

Thank FogHat13
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

El Castillo (the Conquistadors’ name for the main temple) was great to view from the ground...unfortunately climbing its 91 steps x 4 + 1 for the apex platform = 365 (equating with the calendar year!) is not permitted following the death of a tourist in...More

Thank Funambulator
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

If you’re in Cancun go see the Mayan Pyramid! My husband and I rented a car it was 2 hours there and 2 hours back. You take the highway which is very easy so take pesos because you will be paying a toll. About $30...More

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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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