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Palenque Archaeological Site Tour

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    After pickup from your hotel in Palenque city, you will travel to the archaeological site of Palenque. Located in the middle of lush vegetation, the UNESCO World Heritage site served as one of the most important ceremonial centers of the Maya culture during the Classic period. Almost 200 years before the pre-Columbian ruins were discovered in the 18th century, the nearby city was named by the Spanish — a literal translation of the Ch’ol word otulún, which means fenced or fortified place.  

    On arrival, follow your guide and listen to informative commentary. You'll visit the Temple of the Inscriptions, the site's largest pyramid where the tomb of the great Maya ruler Pakal was found. See the royal palace and the Temple of the Foliated Cross. If there is enough time, you'll also explore cultural exhibits at the museum.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Centrally located Palenque hotels
    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - National Park of Palenque
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 9 February 2019

    In principle, we only wanted to tour the Yucatan Peninsula but then we opted for a major detour: Palenque in Chiapas. What a fabulous site! As elsewhere, we hired an English-speaking local guide who could provide us with background information on the glory days of...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank KurtHagen
    EncuentroT3, Manager at Encuentro T, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2019

    We're very glad with your review, we work very hard to offer the best tours service in the market We hope to see you soon.

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