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Temple I

Tikal National Park, Guatemala
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  • Average1%
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“gran plaza” (7 reviews)
“blue sky” (2 reviews)
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Tikal National Park, Guatemala
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

When we arrived, we were surprised by the price difference between locals and foreigners. It was Q150 for the foreigners and Q25 for the ppl from Guatemala. Although Q150 was not that expensive, but I still felt unfair. Not every foreigner has money, my friend...More

Thank Yu S
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Also known as the Temple of the Great Jaguar, the Mayans considered Temple 1 the portal to the underworld. It's also known as the Temple of Ah Cacao. It's dated to about 732 AD and is made of limestone. This is a funerary temple, and...More

Thank AdventureLass
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Very impressive once you are there. This is the massive iconic building of Tikal showing the best of Mayan architecture of that era.

Thank Alex U
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

The view from the backside impresswd me more than from the front. You just walk trough the forrest and then you can see it between the leaves. We were there quite early so the sun was shining from the back on it.

Thank Graido
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Built sometime after the death of the great Ruler #26, Hasaw Chan Kawil, Temple 1 covered his tomb dug into bedrock beneath the NW corner of the structure. His remains can be seen in the Ceramic Museum near the entrance with some of the magnficient...More

2  Thank travelwitholga
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

In love with Tikal. For sure do the sunrise tour. It does start 4 am but it is worth it! Seeing the Gran Jaguar under the stars took my breath away. Ive never seen such beauty.

Thank Diannaa R
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Tikal Temple I, across from Temple II (Temple of the Masks), is one of Tikal’s major structures, which is the largest Mayan city and archaeological sites dated to approximately 732AD, during the Late Classic Period. The Petén-styled A-frame-shaped limestone stepped pyramid structure is also known...More

2  Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We visited Tikal in late Jan 2016. The weather was "misty" and then clearing, which gave an Etherial feel to the park. Our guide was very knowledgeable and told us of the reasons behind construction which brought insight into the people of the Mayan culture....More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Not as cool as the Plaza but still worth a look! Tikal is a really neat place and it's quite cheap to take a tour from Flores, check out Los Amigos Hostel cheapest in town.

Thank petey3
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Love this temple! So beautiful and in a lovely location. I love the difference in how the sides are worn due to erosion. An absolute must see.

Thank Matt G
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