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Address: Tikal National Park, Guatemala
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Lost City of Tikal

A climb to the top (on safe, wooden stairs) provides a panoramic view of the Grand Plaza, with Temple 1 at the centre and Acropolis North and Central on either side.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A climb to the top (on safe, wooden stairs) provides a panoramic view of the Grand Plaza, with Temple 1 at the centre and Acropolis North and Central on either side.

Thank DFL49
Batemans Bay, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

If you climb to the top of this temple you'll get great views of the park and the surrounding temples. Definitely worth doing.

Thank KayleeShepheard
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you climb up those stairs, you will have a great view of the plaza and the temple 1. You can also see the top of the other temples rising over the canopy. Sit on the benches and enjoy the view.

Thank Jessica B
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

We where there in the morning around 7am for the sunrise (with a bus leaving at 3 from Flores). This place is gorgeous, mythic and surprising. With the raise of the sun all the parrots are roaming around, the monkeys howl a bit less, and all the power of the pyramid stand tall over the bottom portion. Great experience !

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We hiked up this temple while visiting with a group. They have put a stairway to get up which makes it safer and allows most everyone to see the nice views over the Grand Plaza. The stairway, fencing and scaffolding take away some of the ruggedness of the views, but I'm sure they are all necessary.

Thank Rodney B
The Dalles, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

There are just 2 temples you can still climb at Tikal, both with stunning views. My friends and I spent almost half an hour on Temple II taking it all in.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 995 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

One of the many temples within the Tikal park, all of which are worth seeing. Easy on foot to get around with or without a guide.

1 Thank Jarko2015
Bentonville, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

All the temples in Tikal are beautiful and this one is no different ! Highly recommend getting a guide and going at sunrise !

Thank Harpers0512
Rotterdam, Nederland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Another large pyramid, opposite Temple I on the great plaza. At the back of the temple there are stairs to the top, which gives you great views of great plaza and Temple I.

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Temple II faces the Great Plaza and Temple I. On its left, is the North Acropolis and its many layers and rooms. Unlike Temple I, you may climb this pyramid via wooden platforms and stairs at its rear (it is lower than Temple IV and easier to climb). Beautiful photo ops, especially at sunset when Temple I is bathe in... More 

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