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Address: | Merida, Chichen Itza 97170, Mexico
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Arrived at 8 to bypass crowds and the afternoon heat. Amazing what the Mayans accomplished and to learn of their culture. Visited with a private tour of 6 guests and a driver... read more

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We can now check off Chichen Itza from our list of the 7 wonders we have visited. Enjoyed seeing the ruins and learning about the Meso American history. I highly recommend the ruins (5 star). Now for the Tour trap. If you like the cruise ship type tourists trap excursion than this is up your alley. We booked what we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Arrived at 8 to bypass crowds and the afternoon heat. Amazing what the Mayans accomplished and to learn of their culture. Visited with a private tour of 6 guests and a driver with a tour guide. Guide was very knowledgeable and we learned a lot .

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Libertyville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited and loved the tour at Chichen Itza! Marco has a familia connection to the community and a Masters Degree related to archaeology. He is passionate about Chichen Itza an provided a wonderful experience.

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We did this as part of a larger tour and we really loved it. I would suggest doing it with a tour so that you can learn more about it, other then just walking around by yourself. It can be done that way I just fell like you would lose out on a lot of the history of the area.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best attractions we have visited in Mexico. Look at the carving on the rocks as this is neat and easily missed. This is worth seeing and walking around to the less popular things at the sight is worth it. Not to be missed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful place to visit. Truly a marvel and wonders of the world. A MUST see attraction. On a hot / humid day 1-2 hrs is OK. But if the weather is nice better stay there for 3-4 hrs. Advice: Lot of shopkeepers and sellers. Make sure to do a good bargaining.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can't come to the Yucutan and NOT visit one of the 7 wonders of the world, can you? If I could give it 4 and half stars I would, but it would be peevish to only give it 4! I should mention that we stayed at the Mayaland Hotel which has its own entrance, so we could be there... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After many reviews and several local recommendations we set the alarm for 6:30 and were on the road from Tulum to Chichen Itza by 7:15. Pack your swimsuits... After a quick top-off at the Pemex station at the edge of Tulum (have cash and as close to exact change as possible to avoid the involuntary tip ("I don't have change.")... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went on a day trip from our Riviera Maya resort to Chichen Itza, a loooong day trip, but they broke up the long bus ride with a visit to a cenote, artisan shop and buffet lunch. We were warned about all of the people selling their wares around the ruins, apparently, many of the souvenirs are now knock-offs from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can't take a trip to the Yucatan without visiting Chichen Itza. There are plenty of other ruins in the area to visit, all with their own appeal, but if you only do one this is the one not to miss. I think a lot of Americans will be surprised as this archaeological park is unlike many in the US.... More 

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