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Address: | Merida, Chichen Itza 97170, Mexico
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Amazing Ruins

My husband and I rented a car for a few days while visiting Riviera Maya. When we arrived at Chichen Itza a gentleman asked if we would like a private tour guide and we accepted... read more

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Illinois
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970 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I rented a car for a few days while visiting Riviera Maya. When we arrived at Chichen Itza a gentleman asked if we would like a private tour guide and we accepted. The lines were very long to get the tickets, but our guide was able to get them for us almost immediately. It was so nice... More 

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Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Chichen Itza's destruction is complete, wrought by the barbarian hordes who descend from the beach resorts--primarily Cancun--in tour buses. Too much sea and sun can be a trifle boring for rich folks and so they come for a slice of exotica (stone serpents with fangs bared! Jaguars and eagles devouring human hearts!) and make it impossible for those of us... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived when the doors opened. The staff was friendly and the entry process was easy. El Castillo was beautiful and it was so nice to have the park to ourselves. (well not really... but it was before the hoards and even before the local vendors were set up.) We saw the Sacred Cenote, Temple of the Jaguar, Ball Court,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A must see. Can be up to 4 miles of walking. It is hot without many shaded areas to sit. I have been twice once with guide and once without. Got a different feeling with each experience.It is a grown up activity. It can be experienced on a budget or as an all-inclusive tour with transportation, guide, entrance fee, lunch,... More 

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Lima, Peru
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Incredible visit to the ruins, ..... one thinks that at any moment will appear a Mayan god or a jaguar. The pyramid is the most imposing and captivating.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You have travelled so far and you have paid the entrance, just to see the ruins? I got a guided tour for 800 pesos which is approx $40 for two ($20 each) and it made such a difference. The guide was brilliant and explained everything in such detail. I would definitely recommend this place and guided tours. Otherwise you will... More 

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Joplin, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Chichen Itza, as it turns out, is actually an outdoor market featuring hundreds of vendors. You’ll find row after row of stalls, run by enthusiastic sellers, every one eager to be your new “amigo”. Don’t worry if the prices are too high at one location, because you’ll find the exact same items available at a hundred others, and they’re all... More 

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Yakima, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's so huge, its overwhelming, you'll spend hours here until the heat gets to you, so go early in the morning before the tour buses from the cruise ships get there. Get a guide because there is a lot of history that's not readily apparent,they are very well informed. There are also lots of un-excavated ruins there, an enchanting place.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this historic Wonder Of The World through a tour package offered by our hotel. Chichen Itza is well worth a visit when in Cancun - Its unbelievable how structures like this were made back in a time without cranes and machinery. The site is extremely well kept and well preserved ; i was so glad they haven't succumbed... More 

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Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Seeing the monument at night was once in a life time experience. It is indeed an archeological site with lot of history but it becomes magical at night! Entry was easy as there were not many people for the night show and thank God for this. We were given an ipod instead of a guide and that was such a... More 

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