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Gran Juego de Pelota

Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza 97751, Mexico
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“north temple” (3 reviews)
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Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza 97751, Mexico
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Reviewed today via mobile

The massive Gran cancha de pelotá is the largest and best of 13 such ball courts unearthed at Chichén Itzá. Mesoamerica’s indigenous game, perhaps the world’s first team ball sport was played on sites like this one. The court comprises two high side walls each...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Again another great example of the history of the period along with their beliefs. So much to see and take in.

Thank EX33Sharon
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is part of Chichen Itza. Very interesting place but way too many souvenir vendors spoil the antiquity of the place. Hard to get a feeling of what it must have been like when people are bombarding you with pitches to buy mementos, none of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here on a guided tour and learnt all about the games they used to play here and it was so interesting. Definately needs to be walked around if you are here.

Thank KH2691
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So the Mayans liked to play in a perverse way - well by modern standards anyway. the ball court is so well preserved - A huge grass area with stands at either end and walls along each side with a stone hoop protruding. Well worth...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

To much tourist and vendors and los I as sick . It was probly hot and it takes time to get there. I would be a lot better if there were not as my un vendors

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Ia the bigguest 'pitch' of the kind, worth seen and worth taking a guide to explain the history and the game

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

In love how a guide explores places like this with you, never assuming and always enthusiastic. This place is amazing and a guide will truly make this place pop for you. Wheelchair friendly. Kid friendly.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

My favorite place in Chichen, you can clap and hear an echo exactly one second afterwards, its 167 meters long exactly the speed of sound. Amazing.

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Hire a guide,hire a guide, hire a guide. Without a guide this is a 5 minute stop, with one its a information fest that will turn the place way more interesting. Hire a tour guide. its worth it

Thank Rob C
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