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Address: Piste Yucatan, Chichen Itza, Mexico
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+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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Mayan Grandeur.

Yes, it was hot. Yes, it involved a fair bit of walking. Yes, it is true, most of the shady spots were already taken. Yes, we wilted in the sun. But, we were impressed with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yes, it was hot. Yes, it involved a fair bit of walking. Yes, it is true, most of the shady spots were already taken. Yes, we wilted in the sun. But, we were impressed with what these people, thousands of years ago, achieved. What strength they had, what knowledge, to build such and edifice. We stand impressed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was number one on my bucket list forever, and it did not disappoint. It was beautiful, and Chichen Itza is a magical place! A "must-see!" There is not a lot of shade. Bring sunblock and comfy shoes!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This being the last venue on our tour of Mexico in part,I would like to offer a small opinion on the Kukulcan Pyramid. Perhaps we should have started our tour here and then all would it seems have got better as we ended at Teothiacan ....ok I can here the protests now so too the point. This pyramid at Chichen... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While on a four day getaway trip to Cancun; I had the opportunity to take a tour to Chichen-Itza; which was the highlight of my vacation. I don't recall the name of the tour operator; but the guides that accompanied us were excellent. They were very knowledgeable; and shared lots of information about the site, as well as the Mayan... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cool history in Xichen Itza about the Mayan culture. Crowded area but beautiful spot nonetheless.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pyramid was built on top of another pyramid. And they started to build the foundation for a larger one to cover this one but the civilization dispersed before they completed the project. Amazing!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing site.So sorry can't climb it. It would have been amazing to have been able to do it. Our guide, whom we hired at the site was great. He explained about the clapping and how the pyramid mocked the sound of the bird. The math and associated calenders the maya created.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kukulcan, also know in Spanish as El Castillo, is rather amazing. This tiered structure with a temple at the top was built by the Mayans without the use of the wheel or of beasts of burden! In addition to this pyramid, you can see the ruins of the ball court, where the winning scorer had the honor of being sacrificed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well restored and great looking pyramid,not as big as ones in Egypt but still impressive.Guides will explain a lot about them and all history with plenty of amazing details. One of must see places in Mexico.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to have our own personal guide/concierge, Juan Carlos who works for Grayline/Monograms. He was with us for our entire Monograms, Mysteries of the Mayan tour. One of the many places he took us to was ElCastillo, the great pyramid at Chichen Itza. Utterly breathtaking the fist time you see it. So much history to see, it... More 

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