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Ocosingo, Mexico
+52 961 612 8360
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unfamous but amazing mayan ruins.

if you travel from san cristobal to palenque, this is a mandatory stop, is a hidden gem of mayan... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jose miguel s
Mazatlan, Mexico
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This unknown or less popular archeological site is amazing for its condition and the views are... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Yanina D
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+52 961 612 8360
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you travel from san cristobal to palenque, this is a mandatory stop, is a hidden gem of mayan culture just 20 minutes of ocosingo town.

Thank jose miguel s
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This unknown or less popular archeological site is amazing for its condition and the views are stunning. A must see. You are allowed to climb and to get inside the pyramids. The condition of the murals is fantastic.

Thank Yanina D
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this beautifully maintained and restored Mayan pyramid complex. Set in beautiful countryside, the pyramid rises up and up, through several chambers, royal living quarters and holy places. Views in all directions, wonderful pre-Columbian carvings. A breathtaking site.

Thank ricewings
Reviewed 4 December 2016

while the tour bus had a bit of trouble getting to our destination, this journey usually takes about 2.5 hours to get to from san cristobal, which seemed better than the longer trip to palenque. the ruins are smaller in scale, and are actually only...More

1  Thank cindy c
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed it very much as part of a trip with other places on the way to palenque, almost no people on the site which makes it real special climbing to the top!

Thank מעיין כ
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Tonina is not of the scale of many more famous sites but allows visitors to enter the "underworld" of a tomb, climb high on a set of steep steps and get some excellent views.

1  Thank Alan H
Reviewed 21 October 2016

At first I didn't know this site is Mayan. The place where it is located is so different from the jungles of Palenque or mediterranian vegetation of the sites in Yucatan. This site is surrounded by beautiful hills, like from a fairy tale - literally!...More

2  Thank SpaciousEarth
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I've been in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas before but I've never heard about Toniná archaeological site, luckly last time I went to Chiapas one taxi driver told me about this great archaeological site so I asked about it in the hotel. Almost nobody...More

Thank nando2510
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We were trying to figure out if we could possibly do a day trip to Palenque from San Cristóbal De Las Casas when two separate people suggested Tonina would be a better option. Not one of the four of us had ever heard of it...More

1  Thank Michele D
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped in Ocosingo on our way to Palenque. We were driving with two young kids so Ocosingo was a great middle point to stop at. The drive to Palenque is very long from the Tuxtla airport, although it is a relatively short distance. After...More

1  Thank Oztica
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I found a tour on Viator, doesn't list the company but it says it's 16 hours long. Palenque tour is only 12 hours, and Tonina is less than half the distance than Palenque, only about 50 miles from San Cristobal, so I don't understand how this tour could possibly take 16 hours?
4 December 2016|
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Response from מעיין כ | Reviewed this property |
it is actually make sense, the tours that goes to palenque goes out in 5 in the morning and come back at 11 at night, the company that i know that is cheapest is otisa, they take 330 pesos including entrance fees if i am not... More
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We'd like to visit Tonina on the way from Palenque to San Cristobal. Is that possible? We won't have a car so would have to do it with public transportation unless we can get a 1-way tour in Palenque. How much time would you suggest for the site? Can we do it all in one day?
13 August 2015|
Response from Paulina P | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Yes you can!, Tonina is on your way to San Cristobal, but you have to leave early from palenque, Tonina is 2-3 hrs aprox. from palenque, so if you arrive to Tonina at 11:30-12:00 you can visit around 2 hrs. there and... More
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Rosario R
Como llego en transporte público desde él centro de ocosingo? Cuanto tiempo es aproximadamente? Y desde que hora se permite el acceso?
18 March 2017|
Response from drjordan23 | Reviewed this property |
hola buenas tardes esta abierto desde 9 am como todoas las zonas arqueologicas esta a 15 minutosdel centro d ocosingo por lo que no creo que un taxi sea muy caro.
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