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Gran Juego de Pelota

Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza 97751, Mexico
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Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza 97751, Mexico
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

More sites at Chichen Itza than we had time to see on our tour, but we're going back, and it worth exploring!

Thank we2luv2travelglobal
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Whenever anyone asks me what it was like here, I always ask them 'have you seen idiot abroad?' (British tv show) because it is just as commercial as you see on there, and it really is annoying. Still, you have to look past that, it...More

Thank Ceri M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

If you're wandering around Chichen Itza, you'll see this eventually. It's amazing to think about how a centuries-old civilisation had the technology to build effectively the equivalent of a modern stadium, though unlike the Coliseum in Rome, this was for a peaceful competition.

Thank PsychoSavager
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Excelent place, great architecture, makes you think how could they do this, what kinf of tecnology they have access to.

Thank alefmzatx
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

It is amazing to take in the history of the high stakes games that were played here! I was shocked how small the hoop was! Interesting to walk the grounds on an area that has such a storied past!

Thank Linsey H
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We visited Chichen Itza recently and viewed the great pyramid and the nearby Gran Juego de Pelota, (Ball court). It was amazing, especially when you imagine what happened here so many hundreds of years ago. There are several images on the walls here that depict...More

Thank jefferyp2017
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is the biggest ball court of them all, I have no idea how they played this game with the rubber ball but it looks like it would have been exhausting. Take some photos, move on look at the rest of the site. It is...More

Thank ManchesterTonytiger
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The Great Ball Court at Chichen Itza is huge and it is indeed amazing how the Mayas managed to play the game without using their hands or feet. The design and architecture is great. They could improve the lighting during the night as it gets...More

Thank Sushar
Reviewed 21 December 2016

According to some maps of Chichen Itza there are at least 5 pelota courts at the site but this one is called the Great Ball Court because it is really great. The structure is immense. Its grandeur is really impressive especially if compared with pelota...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place to see if you are in the city of Cancun and your family is always nice and you are ready to walk around the park with the others

Thank Michael S
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