You cannot climb this temple anymore. However it is still extremely impressive. Both up close and from a distance. Best place to get pictures from is Temple II which is directly opposite.
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I coudn't climb, but it is still fascinating. The pyramid, 48 meters, is not the tallest And it is one of the simplest structures with three rooms on the top. It was the tomb of King Ah-Cacau
Temple I is the first temple you come across when you are on the path and it is a sight that stays with you. No longer allowed to climb but you can still climb temple II.
Temple 1 is one of the most awesome temples in Tikal and is best seen from the adjacent Great Plaza. You can't climb it but you can ascend the nearby Temple 2 for a good view of the Great Plaza and Temple 1. I have...More
This is an iconic Mayan temple and it did not fail to fascinate me even on my second trip. The site is approached by a drive through the Tikal National Park. The site is so big that you need a guide, otherwise you will be...More
Approaching the Plaza from the Visitor Centre and entrance, along a path through the forest, this temple is the first to greet you. On a clear day, and against a blue sky, it's magnificence is accentuated.
This is one of the more impressive temples in Tikal. It is situated in the Grand Plaza and is definitely worth the visit.
The temple 1 is very impressive. It's a shame that people are not allowed to go up to the top anymore. You still can sit on the stairs and take great pictures.
This temple is cool, and it is the iconic temple for Tikal. It is in a grand plaza with other structures that are very interesting as well. Be sure to explore them. The park does not allow you to climb this tower (unlike the other...More