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Address: | Merida, Chichen Itza 97170, Mexico
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Amazing ancient ruins and pyramid in the jungle

We took a tour from Playacar and visited Chichen Itza. It was a 2.5-3 hour journey on the highway through the jungle to reach the ruins. They are spectacular and it is amazing to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took a tour from Playacar and visited Chichen Itza. It was a 2.5-3 hour journey on the highway through the jungle to reach the ruins. They are spectacular and it is amazing to set foot in a place like this. The observatory movie show was a little bit dated but it was still interesting to learn a bit about... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you have seen any of the following: Machu Picchu, Angkor Wat, the Giza Pyramids, Stonehenge, Schloss Neuschwanstein, the Manneken Pis or any of the Disney Lands/Worlds, you may easily skip this one. Unimpressive site in an unimpressive landscape which is completely ruined by the army of salespeople littering the grounds and incessently burping into roar-creating noise-machines apparently meant to... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I only give Chichen Itza 5 stars because it merits more than a modern day review of an ancient civilization, as it was not designed to be a tourist destination. The fact that we as non mayans and people not of royalty from this ancient civilization, can walk around the ruins around 1500 years later, is astounding. The experience however... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I found the stories our guide told us about the Mayans and Aztec to be amazing. I also enjoyed the construction of the pyramid which is nothing like the ones in Egypt. The Mayans were about 800 years ahead of the Europeans in that they knew the Earth was round 800 before. A must see. It is out in the... More 

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Snoqualmie, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I know tons of people review Chichen Itza - but GO! This is a wonderful location - great for families. Although beware - super HOT for mainland kiddos - my kids had a hard time - bring WATER!

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

From Tulum to Chichen Itza ruins was a 3 hours drive, fun because you drive thru a time zone change, we were like 2 hours in the 7:00am period. Is an impressive ruin site, been in a couple including Machu Pichu, Tikal, Giza Pyramids and others, Chichen Itza is a place you must visit in your life. Is more than... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited 11 Jan 2017 with family and two friends from Sydney. If your staying in Cancun I recommend not doing the bus tour with 50 or so other people. We organized a private tour. 6 in our group from our hotel a 7 seater SUV. The driver organized a private guide and pre purchased our tour tickets. We stopped at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Site to choose if you only have limited time or money. Absolutely awesome, expansive site that will really set your mind running. Get there early as it is rammed late morning and early afternoon. Good facilities, reasonable coat. Easy drive.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

1 hour in a line. Tickets price 275 pesos (~15 USD) per person. It did't worse it. Most territory was covered by tables with souvenirs. They took all your attention from ruins.

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Martinez, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow! This place is just wow! One of the NEW 7 wonders of the world and deservingly so! Private entrance is a must! So easy! The history and the art being sold is amazing! Our tour guide was awesome! We booked on viator. Small group tours are always better, so you're not in a huge bus.

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