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Temple I

Tikal National Park, Guatemala
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“grand plaza” (10 reviews)
“blue sky” (2 reviews)
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"grand plaza"
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"world heritage"
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"central square"
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"the main attraction"
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"great pictures"
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"lost city"
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"impressive structure"
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"large area"
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"easy climb"
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"mayan ruins"
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"visit tikal"
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"howler monkeys"
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"tikal site"
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"temple"
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Not much to say about this to be honest - spend 6 hours at least at Tikal to see all the ruins properly. Don't be cheap and hire a good guide.

Thank GeneralShamu
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Reviewed March 23, 2018

This temple is incredibly impressive in the Grand Plaza and it like the other temples it is hard to believe how they were all built with local stone and the lack of the technology we take for granted.

Thank DavidMay1945
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Reviewed March 22, 2018

Temple I is known as the Temple of the Great Jaguar because of a lintel that represents a king sitting upon a jaguar throne. The best view is from Temple II which is opposite of Great Plaza and on which you can climb on.

Thank pawel_hbg
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

Temple I is very impressive, towering over the Grand Plaza. It's hard to imagine how they built it without the use of modern technology.

Thank clfoley1
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Reviewed January 28, 2018

Waking up at 2, beginning the tour at 3 a.m, climbing the temple 4 for sunrise and then finally- Temple 1. What a gift to stand below the temple and look up to the sky. It is truly impressive sight.

Thank Mishka B
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Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

I loved the climb up to Templo IV as much as the next person but the true awe for me was approaching the Gran Plaza and seeing Templo I. It was “the picture” of Tikal as far as I’m concerned. Absolutely breathtaking.

Thank Victoria W
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

There it sits but what you see is what you get. You can't go in it or on it. Nevertheless a very impressive monument: the iconic Tikal.

Thank K B
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

Temple I is the main temple as this is the place where they found the tombs. We cannot climb Temple I but you can get a beautiful view of Temple I and the plaza by climbing Temple II. They have modern wooden steps at the...More

Thank zepned44
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

temple 1 and temple 2 are flanking the central square (Gran Plaza) of Tikal. temple 1 lays on the eastern side and can not be climbed, but it is a great view from down.

Thank r0landbrunner
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

The steps leading up are very worn and broken and even if you were allowed, I'm not sure how safe it would be to get back down. Of course getting up is the easy part! It's easy to imagine it being used back in the...More

1  Thank Linda B
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