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Address: Tikal National Park, Guatemala
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The definitive Tikal temple

What more can you say? This is the temple that is shown in all the promotional photographs. It is absolutely spectacular. You are not allowed to climb it, but that just serves to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 January 2016
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

What more can you say? This is the temple that is shown in all the promotional photographs. It is absolutely spectacular. You are not allowed to climb it, but that just serves to make it more special.

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Newport, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

All the temples are great. Temple I great view, especially when you look across the plaza while setting on Temple II. You can climb two of the four temples at Tikal. It is just amazing to sit and think of what life was like back in the day. We also enjoyed seeing monkeys and other wildlife.

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Bridgewater, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

One of the temples that you cannot climb and the most photogenic of the temples. Nice to get some great photos of (without tourists climbing all over it). Part of the Gran Plaza so there are lots of people milling around and was busy when I was there. Still easy to get great photos without tons of people in them... More 

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North Kelsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

This is a beautiful Mayan site, we really enjoyed our trip there and the wildlife we have seen there. Bring a lot of mosquito repellent, water and wet weather gear. Take it slow and enjoy the moment - do not rush through this beautiful place.

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Swindon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

Well with visiting. Lots of temples some of which you can climb. It is a huge site that has only partly been restored. You need several hours to have a good look around

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

We were expertly escorted all over Tikal by our guide Louis, who was able to point out the different buildings and what exactly they were used for. Temple I is an impressive structure.

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

This was a great way to explore and get some history lessons as well. The guides were amazing! It gets very hot so bring some water and good walking shoes!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

If you’re in Guatemala, you have to visit Tikal. The sheer size of this place is incredible. You can spend all day walking around the park. There are many ruins and temples to see. Plus, you’ll see spider monkeys and toucans. Apparently, this is also a good place for bird watchers as there are some rare bird species in this... More 

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Karratha, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

Take yur time to sit back and enoy this amazing place. Such a vibrant and interesting history. Many more temples yet to be uncovered

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Westerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

Tikal was one of the most important cities of the Mayan empire. While Guatemala has not had the resources to fully develop the tourist enterprise, the plus side is that this site is far less crowded and far more personal. When we visited in July, there were less than 20 other visitors on this huge site. This is a little... More 

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