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Tikal National Park, Guatemala
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I loved the climb up to Templo IV as much as the next person but the true awe for me was approaching the Gran Plaza and seeing Templo I. It was “the picture” of Tikal as far as I’m concerned. Absolutely breathtaking.

Thank Victoria W
Reviewed 1 week ago

There it sits but what you see is what you get. You can't go in it or on it. Nevertheless a very impressive monument: the iconic Tikal.

Thank K B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Temple I is the main temple as this is the place where they found the tombs. We cannot climb Temple I but you can get a beautiful view of Temple I and the plaza by climbing Temple II. They have modern wooden steps at the...More

Thank zepned44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

temple 1 and temple 2 are flanking the central square (Gran Plaza) of Tikal. temple 1 lays on the eastern side and can not be climbed, but it is a great view from down.

Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The steps leading up are very worn and broken and even if you were allowed, I'm not sure how safe it would be to get back down. Of course getting up is the easy part! It's easy to imagine it being used back in the...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

You cannot climb this temple anymore. However it is still extremely impressive. Both up close and from a distance. Best place to get pictures from is Temple II which is directly opposite.

Thank Travellover6128
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I coudn't climb, but it is still fascinating. The pyramid, 48 meters, is not the tallest And it is one of the simplest structures with three rooms on the top. It was the tomb of King Ah-Cacau

Thank eugeniogiudice
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

You can easily spend a whole day at Tikal. Very interesting, a real lost city in the rain forest. Wear long trousers and sleeves, there are many insects. It is a must do experience.

1  Thank Dajoma
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Temple I is the first temple you come across when you are on the path and it is a sight that stays with you. No longer allowed to climb but you can still climb temple II.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Temple 1 is one of the most awesome temples in Tikal and is best seen from the adjacent Great Plaza. You can't climb it but you can ascend the nearby Temple 2 for a good view of the Great Plaza and Temple 1. I have...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
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