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Visited as a part of cruise ship excursion. Absolutely worth visit and highly recommend visiting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
PetriKoo
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Helsinki, Finland
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Another Mayan gem

Having been to quite few Mayan ruins, you always think you are prepared for what is the next one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yoliana2013
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Ancient Mayan city with impressive pyramids and buildings.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Chetumal, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited as a part of cruise ship excursion. Absolutely worth visit and highly recommend visiting until place becomes more know and some restrictions might be put to place.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been to quite few Mayan ruins, you always think you are prepared for what is the next one and yet it is always something different and unique, thoroughly enjoyed this visit, well worth the long drive

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We actually wound up here by fate...security issues forced the cancellation of our plans in Cozumel. So we booked Dzibanche at the last minute...we are so glad we did. The bus ride was lengthy, but by the time you got there you felt like you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank william m
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Do not let the long bus ride scare you away from this side trip from a cruise line. We signed up off of the Norwegian Getaway. YES, it was a 2 1/2 hour bus ride one way. Our guide gave us information during the ride...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kevin E
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Dzibanche is a major Maya archaeological site. Archeologists believe Dzibamche may have been the seat of the Kan/Snake dynasty that ruled before Calakmul. Whereas Chizen Itza and Tulum in the upper Yucatan are relatively "new" sites from the Post-Classic period, Dzibanche appears to have been...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank mmmbrix
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We went on a tour that including Dzibanche and Kohunlich. The two sites are about 35 minutes apart. Seeing the two together made for a very interesting day as they each have their interesting aspects. We did this as a day excursion while on a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank Adam S
Reviewed 12 April 2018

The ruins of Dzibanche are totally amazing and astonishing! If you are on the Yucatán peninsula you have to visit them, they are really breathtaking and something you do not see anywhere else on the Earth! In the Dzibanche-area there are several ruins, some higher...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Isepise
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Our transport was spotlessly clean, I thought it brand new, but I was told it was 2 years old. We left dust footprints on the floor when we embarked. THAT is clean! Enrique could not have been a better guide. He covered so many things...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank B G
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I went here with some friends with our Tour guide Pablo. The place is filled with culture and natural beauty. As soon as I walked, I felt the peace of the area. I wish to go again soon. There are Mayan ruins in which you...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Satihana
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We toured this ruin along with Kohunlich as a shore excursion from our cruise ship. The ship contracted with Native Choice for this tour, and seeing the two ruins the same day gave a unique opportunity to compare the two. Dzibanche is undoubtedly the larger...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank tmoore48
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Bilha K
16 March 2018|
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Response from Ginny B | Reviewed this property |
Hi I live in the area, I think you will have no problem with the time. They will get you back there for the departure. They are both good ruins, but I prefer Dzibanche. I almost always see monkeys, and I love that, and it... More
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Wendy H
26 March 2017|
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Response from Gershwin12 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe you had a misspelling when you tried but according to google maps it's a 1 hr and 15 min drive
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irwins466
26 December 2016|
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Response from annetL9670QD | Reviewed this property |
I think you need to sign up for admission through a tour company. Other than that, I don't know.
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