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Address: | Merida, Chichen Itza 97170, Mexico
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experience the magic of the civilization, the life of nature in its maximium expression! full of energy, you can reborn and see the sunrise or the sunset

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Mexicali, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

experience the magic of the civilization, the life of nature in its maximium expression! full of energy, you can reborn and see the sunrise or the sunset

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Minneapolis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We hired a private guide through our hotel, Mayaland, and it was well worth it. We had two hours of fascinating discussion of Mayan culture. Just the idea that the jungle completely reclaimed this space when it was uncovered in the early 20th century. Get there early because it is crowded and hot. Ticketing takes a long time because the... More 

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went with a tour company through our hotel and it certainly made it easier as we never had to stand in line. The ruins are pretty impressive and our guide gave us a lot of background information on the Mayan culture. The pyramid is huge and there are many other ruins to visit in the grounds of the ancient... More 

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Athy, Ireland
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If you get any where near here you have go, it is amazing place and the technology used building these temples is mind blowing. a must do.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Chichen Itza is an incredible Mayan temple complex with a fascinating history behind it. It is not just the famous pyramid, but the ball court, the astonishing echoes formed by the mathematics of the architecture of the court, the glyphs and so much more! If there is anything that is somewhat distracting it is the hundreds of vendors that are... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It’s no doubt the epitome of vapidity to say a visit to Chichen Itza is a ‘must do’ if you are vacationing anywhere in the Yucatan but after a trip there if one has even a modest interest in history, architecture, astronomy, engineering, anthropology or a host of other ‘ologies,’ after spending some time traversing the grounds of the ruins... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took a tour from Playacar and visited Chichen Itza. It was a 2.5-3 hour journey on the highway through the jungle to reach the ruins. They are spectacular and it is amazing to set foot in a place like this. The observatory movie show was a little bit dated but it was still interesting to learn a bit about... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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If you have seen any of the following: Machu Picchu, Angkor Wat, the Giza Pyramids, Stonehenge, Schloss Neuschwanstein, the Manneken Pis or any of the Disney Lands/Worlds, you may easily skip this one. Unimpressive site in an unimpressive landscape which is completely ruined by the army of salespeople littering the grounds and incessently burping into roar-creating noise-machines apparently meant to... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I only give Chichen Itza 5 stars because it merits more than a modern day review of an ancient civilization, as it was not designed to be a tourist destination. The fact that we as non mayans and people not of royalty from this ancient civilization, can walk around the ruins around 1500 years later, is astounding. The experience however... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I found the stories our guide told us about the Mayans and Aztec to be amazing. I also enjoyed the construction of the pyramid which is nothing like the ones in Egypt. The Mayans were about 800 years ahead of the Europeans in that they knew the Earth was round 800 before. A must see. It is out in the... More 

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