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Address: Piste Yucatan, Chichen Itza, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 998 283 0423
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This impressive pyramid dominates Chichén Itzá's landscape, standing an...

This impressive pyramid dominates Chichén Itzá's landscape, standing an imposing 24 meters high.

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Astronomy in stone.

The pyramid has a strict geometric proportions, which are not random. The pyramid was built in the IX century in strict conformity with the astronomical system, the Maya. The... read more

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Murmansk, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The pyramid has a strict geometric proportions, which are not random. The pyramid was built in the IX century in strict conformity with the astronomical system, the Maya. The pyramid is deployed in accordance with the directions. Not having any tools to monitor bodies (lenses, for example), or to calculate the angles and watches to measure seconds, minutes and hours,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful and very impressive We got a tour guy for $700 pesos which is about $35 for two hours You do have to go a bit fast to be able to see everything but bringing kids it's enough as their attention can only be good for an hour or so

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very intriguing place with so much amazing history. If going on a hot day, a dip in the near by cenote (fresh water sink hole) is definitely recommended.

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Den Dolder, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pyramide and the thinking behind it of hundred of years of science is amazing. Read a little bit about it before you go on wikipedia and take a tour guide for Mex$ 750 for two hours. It will enrich your visit!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was 6-7 years ago, but one of my most memorable (real) experiences. Visiting this site took me back in time; It felt like I was there when they made the human sacrifices, played a life-and death match in the arena. The wall of skulls, and, most unnerving of all, my slow careful climb up the stairs to the top... More 

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Suzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is the main attraction at chichen itza. It can't be climbed, but it's history and significance are not to be discounted.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Make sure your guide shows you the "clapping" trick. its insane. the Mayans were sooo ahead of their time. some yahoo fell off the pyramid a few years ago so you can no longer climb it but its still glorious to behold

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This pyramid is the cornerstone of sites to see in Chichen Itza. It's the reason that most folks come to see the ancient Mayan ruins. This pyramid was built with the Mayan calendar in mind. There are a total of 364 steps, with each of the four sides having 91 steps. The central platform makes the 365th step. The number... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

It is more beautiful when you are standing tight in front of it than looking at pictures. Our tour guide was so knowledgeable in explaining the history of this place that you can almost see the Mayans living there if you close your eyes. The only negative thing I could say is that you cannot climb to the top anymore... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

A truly amazing example of Mayan architecture and well worth a visit. There are a lot of local people selling souvenirs and not much shade

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