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Address: Chiapas mexico, Palenque, Mexico
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We recently visited the Archeological Zone of Palenque and were thrilled to see the famous structures of that have been already been uncovered, but were also fortunate enough to... read more

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently visited the Archeological Zone of Palenque and were thrilled to see the famous structures of that have been already been uncovered, but were also fortunate enough to take a strenuous 90-minute hike through the thick jungle, climbing to the top of what was the highest pyramid in Palenque. The massive pyramid is part of the 90% of the... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the view from the temple of the sun is fabulous. Go in early to catch some monkeys and birds unaware. There is a park entrance fee for the eco-park and a second fee for the archeological site. Parking was free in March-April 2017, don't let them rip you off ("para cuidar el carro..."). Guides available at the entrance, bring sunblock... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most mystical cities from The Mayan empire, totally worth the travel, a place full of magic in the middle of the real Mexican jungle. Surrounded by thick jungle in a protected Park, one of Mexico's hidden treasures, super nice local ppl, you support local Indigenous communities and artisans For sure a place to visit before you die

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The beauty of this archeological place is unique. You can still climb the pyramids and explore trails behind main buildings. We saw wild animals while walking in the trails.

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1 Thank Yanina D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the most incredible archaeological site in Mexico. The surrounding with the jungle makes it special. Also the possibility to climb the ruins. and as many mentioned: beats Chichen Itza! nowadays, the main problem to get to Palenque is the "roads blockade"..we had to round about 6 hours by car to get to the Palenque ruins.

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Tirgu Mures, Romania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked the green area (rainforest) compared to other sites in Mexico in March. Here it is evergreen and the ruins are interesting. Worth a guide who explains you the mayan engineering stuff like aqueducts, sauna, house ventilation solutions. It is possible to take a walk through the jungle as well and see undiscovered ruinas.

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These are some of my favourite ruins in Mexico. Ive been twice, 7 years apart, and both times there have been relatively few tourists. The ruins are intricate, come with interesting history and feel very peaceful amongst the rainforest. Well worth visiting!

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Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really liked the ruins. The surrounding with the jungle makes it special. The only thing we did not like is all the sales people inside the ruin area. That is a bit too much and does not fit to the atmosphere

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Moeckern, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We entered the park in the first entrance, walking up through the jungle by a small river. Then we arrived at the ruins. They are huge and you can climb up all of them. Great place to make beautiful pictures. Very nice experience.

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I hired a guide for this trip and it started at 8am. It was the low season but many tourists were scattered all over the amazingly mysterious Mayan ruins. Less than 10% of the site has been excavated, and you need a guide to identity areas that are under excavation. Without the guide, I would have thought it was just... More 

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