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  • Excellent71%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seven wonders” (320 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Merida, Chichen Itza, Mexico
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"tour guide"
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Reviewed today

Amazing powerful place! Highly recommend the guided visit, as you can learn so much about Maya communities.

Thank sofiamvr
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Reviewed yesterday

My visit to the Chichen Itza was wonderful. The tour guide Miguel was very knowledgeable and did an excellent job explaining life during the Mayan era and the importance of Mayan legacy. This tour involves walking around so it is advisable to wear comfortable shoes...More

Thank Allie876
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I used to work as a guide in the Yucatan back when visiting Chichen Itza was a tranquil and quiet experience. Since then, the Mexican Govt has allowed no less than a couple hundred vendors to set up shop in the ruins which in my...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are in a cruise or in the area you HAVE To see these Mayan Ruins.. its a must.. but really be prepared for hundreds or thousand of tourists, any day at any time.. The Pyramids and history were amazing we enjoyed it, but...More

Thank gaengen
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I could not have vacillated more about going to Chichen Itza on my first Mexico trip. On one hand ruins and ancient things are my total favorite when traveling. Additionally as a kid I remember my utter fascination reading in National Geographic about CI...but I...More

2  Thank jreuer
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice archaeological sites, but the area is huge, the best if you get a guide. We booked a trip from our hotel through our tour operator, so we could get there before official opening hours. We entered to the site when they opened the gate,...More

Thank Alíz G
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Chichen Itza is an amazing archeological site and definitely worth visiting. However, we came across a giant yellow scorpion when we were trying to get some rest next to a tree. So be careful. Take a good look before sitting or setting a bare foot...More

Thank ligiamed
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was hot this day, perhaps near 100. Had to stand in a hot line for tickets for 45 minutes.. They could use MANY more ticket takers. The park is keeping this place in good condition with the thousands who visit here. A guide is...More

Thank Larry P
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our first time seeing Chichen Itza and it is a lot more than one ruin. The main ruin is very large and some of it has been restored. Our guide explained that there is more inside that we can not see. We were...More

Thank Dennis0002
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the seven wonders of the world and definitely one of you must see places magnificent structure .our guide told us many interesting stories about great Maya civilians .you can buy nice souvenirs as well just have comfortable clothes and water

Thank Darek B
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mrigendrak2015
March 28, 2018|
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Response from William R | Reviewed this property |
It's about 150 miles each way to the ruins so, allow about 2 1/2 hours each way (and there is a tollalbng the route). There are two (2) tickets per person (not sure why) and pre purchase is NOT necessary or available. One... More
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Ezequiel S
March 18, 2018|
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Response from morrarf | Reviewed this property |
We paid $60 a person. You need to negotiate they might have you pay more. It was through resort. Yes it included your and fees plus they stopped at the Cinq hole which was amazing. One meal is included but to be honest with... More
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anuj20172018
March 16, 2018|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
Chichen Itza has certified guides on staff. You should arrange in advance. We did not and got lucky as an outside guide finished early with his group and took us around. The private tour was very nice. With 6 of us the... More
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