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Tikal National Park, Guatemala
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really hot, but great experience, beautiful place so rich of Mayan culture. There are hotels close to the area.

Thank Brigitte M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the building has wooden stairs that allow people to view parrots on the tree behind. quite a good experience

Thank yuanxiz2016
Reviewed 8 September 2018

One of the best trips of my life (so far) has been to Tikal. Loved the views from Temple II - which look over the grand plaza. Need several hours to really explore all there is to see but definitely worth the visit.

Thank Irisheyz77
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Just kidding! But this temple has a nice easy (safe) staircase up the back of it to awesome views of temple 1 and the courtyard, jungle. Totally worth the climb. But hydrate first. And stay a while at some of the seats on top.

Thank Carlito106
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the views from up there and the temple itself is beautiful. This is an impressive infrastructure!

Thank SteveR426
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Not much to say about this to be honest - spend 6 hours at least at Tikal to see all the ruins properly. Don't be cheap and hire a good guide.

Thank Christopher V
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Do not forget do climb the temple. You can then admire from top beautiful Temple 1 in front of and whole Great Plaza. Temple II today stands 38 metres high and is the most thoroughly restored of the major temples at Tikal.

Thank pawel_hbg
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Temple II stands across the Grand Plaza from Temple I and it's an impressive sight. There are stairs up the back of Temple II so you can get a great view.

Thank MitziMarmot
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Tikal is a very large, expansive jungle space filled with the remains of buildings from different periods of the Mayan habitation. The signage describing the buildings and wildlife were excellent. There are lots of rest areas with shelters, restrooms, and food and drink available for...More

Thank Dick97386
Reviewed 28 January 2018

It is absolutely worth to climb this temple.View are stunning and it gives you better perception of park size. Count with lots of tourists on top, which is obvious,everybody wants a photo, sadly,some people process the visiting of ruins while engaged in loud conversation,or on...More

Thank Mishka B
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