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Gran Juego de Pelota

Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza 97751, Mexico
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“north temple” (3 reviews)
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Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza 97751, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is huge the size of a football field. Standing in this sight and seeing where the ruler would sit and hearing the story behind the preparation and knowing that the winning coach would get killed after the match was just amazing to stand...More

Thank joselyni2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the spots you should stop at in Chichen Itza. This is the mean ball field the Mayans used. Our guide was unsure if people were sacrificed after winning or losing a game here.

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

A visit to the Chichen Itza archaeological site is worth it just to see this ball court. It is the biggest Mayan ball court I have seen and it appeared to be intact. Its length reminded me of a football field. At both ends of...More

Thank retireeVancouver
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Being a huge sports fan I found this part of the tour very interesting, the whole game concept and they meaning of the sacrifice after the game it’s just mystical.

Thank Hernando O
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Enjoy with guided tours to see old traditions of the Maya civilization.It"s a part of history that we must to see and to learn.

Thank Liviu L
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Try to make the noise from one side to the other the acoustics are fabulous I can't believe this site love it!! and this is one of the locations that you don't have to walk that much from the main pyramid

Thank Walther O
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This ball game arena is, I think, the biggest yet discovered. The hoops are missing and although the size is certainly impressive, and some wall carvings remain we far preferred the ball game arena at Coba. Coba’s is much smaller but hoops in place, some...More

Thank rosco2
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I recommend a guided tour of Chichen Itza because the guides are very knowledgeable about the entire site. They will explain how this game of juego de pelota was played and that it was more a ritual than a game. You will enjoy visiting the...More

Thank Adam C
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Another must see in Chichen Itza. The site is amazing and you can even imagine the teams playing and the audience. Games could take up to 5 days and the guy that scored had the privilege to be put to death.

Thank tozepinto
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is more than twice as large as a regular soccer field where the Mayan warrior ball players tried played with a ball made of rubber and bounced it off the wall using everything else except their hands, much like the modern soccer, except that...More

Thank Kenkhan
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