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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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World Famous and Rightly So

Famous throughout the world, Mexico’s principal Mayan ruins do not disappoint. The large step pyramid dominates an open-air area, but there is plenty to explore elsewhere. Take a... read more

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At the PEMEX gas stations around Piste be very carefull at the gas stations for the money switch scam. The attendants will flip your 500 Peso bill for 100 Peso bill and pretend you made a honest mistake with the bills. To prevent this, hold on to the bill when handing over the bill to the attendant hold on to... More 

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Famous throughout the world, Mexico’s principal Mayan ruins do not disappoint. The large step pyramid dominates an open-air area, but there is plenty to explore elsewhere. Take a moment to pause at the ball court and wonder how players ever managed to score a goal. Seek out the wall of skulls to see stone carvings that remain in good condition.... More 

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Visited as an excursion. The tour guide was very informative and it's just amazing... you've GOT to make your way over to take a look. The ruins are in GREAT shape! My only complaint would be that there are vendors all over the property aggressively trying to sell their goods.

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Visited with a tour group but would have been fine by ourselves. As expected, you have to walk through a maze of vendors who are trying to push their wares. After you get past this, it is magnificent. Only regret is that I didn't do the sunrise tour.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What can i say....? This was an amazing trip!! No complaints at all. These tour guides know their info, and they were super fun. They fed us too. I recommend them 100%. You wont be disappointed.

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Not the person that enjoys normally some old buildings where you need a lot of imagination to picture a site, but this is different ! Very impressive , yes one of the 8 wonders of this world! Do yourself a favor and hire a private guide that's knows history and the different buildings....well worth the money. Go early in the... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited chi Chen itza in March, and I would absolutely recommend it. It's a magical place. However I won't waste anyone's time talking about that what I will do is make some recommendations... 1. Pack water and snacks. You are allowed to take them in. They came in handy when we were walkong around and saved us money. 2.... More 

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Easy to visit without a tour group. Don't stop before the parking lot because the people are just trying to peddle their tour group. It's totally unnecessary and just annoying. The grounds and ruins are so beautiful and really cool. Expect to spend 2-3 hours there exploring. Go early!

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Notwithstanding the number of vendors, there was an overwhelming feeling of awe and reverence in Chichén Itzá. It was very impressive to learn not only about the structures but also about the highly intelligent and advanced society that built it and once dwelled there. I highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting this region of Mexico!! We went with Aventuras... More 

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October 30th 2016 i visited a famous Yucatan wonder of the world Chichen itza .Approx 4 hours drive from playa del carmen is this famous Yucatan mayan pyramid located.Very famous for mayan,aztec culture and story behind the man slaying during old times also called human sacrifice for gods worship and harvesting the farms and prospering .the pyramid also has some... More 

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