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National Park of Palenque

Carretera a Palenque- Zona Archaeologica Km. 8, Palenque 29960, Mexico
+52 916 345 1758
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A wide variety of pyramids, temples and sculptures have all been found at this famous Mayan archaeological site.
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Carretera a Palenque- Zona Archaeologica Km. 8, Palenque 29960, Mexico
+52 916 345 1758
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hired a guide to take us on a jungle walk, where we saw lots of howler monkeys that we're howling so much it sounded like we were in Jurassic Park. Cool experience!

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited mainly to go to the Palenque ruins however there is a “forgotten ruin” off the beaten track. On the way back from the ruins we walked down the hill until we came to a corner with a sign post with a howling monkey...More

Thank GH93
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This amazing Mayan ruin sits right in the jungle. The 70 peso entry fee gives you access to the site which is quite extensive. You are able to walk on and through many of the ruins. The view from the top of some is quite...More

1  Thank Gefton
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We could have spent days exploring this extraordinary Mayan City State in its magnificent jungle setting: The Temple of the Inscriptions, the tomb and story of the Red Queen, the palace and it's sauna, the temple complex .... Don't miss the small museum containing many...More

Thank Annerly777
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We were in a time crunch and didn't get to see everything.must do!! We hired a bootleg tour guide for 200 pesos. We had a baby on a stroller, the park provided some ramps, the tour guide also helped when needed. Beautiful place.

Thank briga2001
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I suggest to have this walk the same day you visit the archeological zone of Palenque. The guide of the ancient ruins can start the 3 hours visit early in the morning first with a walk in the jungle and then the ancient ruins. This...More

Thank Luca P
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I can't decide between Palenque and Chichén Itza. This place allows you to walk up in the ruins. The hieroglyphs on the walls makes up for all the walking on those stairs. One can appreciate such a historic site

Thank Rocio E
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic day st Palenque ruins. The park is different to what we saw before (Chichen, Ek Balam, Edzna). The area to visit is very big and there are a lot of tall buildings in a very good condition. We booked a personal...More

Thank Mar T
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This is an excellent archeological site in the outskirts of Palenque and a must see if you are anywhere near the area. The mayon pyramids situated in the middle of the forest with so much still uncovered is amazing. We also walked through part of...More

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 28 May 2017

as expected these amazing mayan ruins were crowded. best to avoid the high priced guides outside the entrance. we picked up a nice local boy for 500 pesos. weat comfy shoes....lottsa walking in the hot sun

Thank Whale Shark D
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23 November 2016|
Response from Dr_B_Maitra |
No, it's not. The tickets are actually bands that you tie on your wrist and they scan the bar code on the band. A bar code cannot be read twice by the scanner.
23 November 2016|
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Response from Luis B | Reviewed this property |
Well you get a bracelet at the entrance, and the restrooms are outside the park, I assume you can return later. Also, you have to consider that the park closes about 4:30 to 5:00 PM...
19 January 2016|
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Response from Jerusalén V | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am sorry. I can't help you with that. But as soon as you get there, you'll see a lot of guides. If you are going to visit Palenque, enjoy your trip and buy souvenirs inside the park. They're cheaper than outside. Have... More