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All reviews mayan ruins guatemala city archaeological site nice ruins cruise ship taking place maya site day trip better understanding beautiful site an excellent job lake atitlan guided tour worth a visit religious rituals quick visit long bus ride
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped on the way from Lake Atitlan to Antigua because we didn't have time for Tikal. We hired a local guide and enjoyed the tour that lasted around 45 minutes. Very small place with a museum and small grounds and mostly foundations left. Still...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this as an excursion from a cruise. Not sure we'd do it alone, it was a very long bus ride to get there but still enjoyed it all. Especially my husband more then me. I would recommend it to people that enjoy history.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice site. Not so big but good for an understanding of the Maya cultur. Maya current religious site all the way in the back was Very impressive. Gives a realistic inside of current Maya religious rituals

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful! A very serene experience. The site seems very well organized from its parking, purchasing tickets and information. You definitely want to take your time strolling around to fully embrace the culture and atmosphere.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 14 February 2019 via mobile

As Mayan sites go this is small. Historically important in that is was the first Mayan city seen by the Spanish. If you are on the Pam American Highway between Lake Atitlan and Antigua it is worth a short stop.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 February 2019

this to is a great place to see lots of ruines. it is layed out so you can walk easy. no problem in any direction.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 February 2019

The drive from Antigua is very hectic; but Iximche is worth it. Hire a guide to explain the functions of all the foundations you will see: Ball courts, temples, palaces, sacrificial alters, the calendar flower.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

My friends and I went on the tour🚙 It’s one of those places you just have to experience 🌋🇬🇹🌴🌺🌞

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Misslovelygirl
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Iximche Parque Arqueologico is near "the first capitol of Guatemala." While the claim is not entirely accurate, the site has interesting Mayan ruins. Start with the new (2018) museum that explains the broader history of the site than is evident from the ruins, themselves. Be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 5 January 2019

Iximche is a very nice little excursion to see Mayan ruins close to the city or to Antigua. It is very easy to get to, very cheap to enter and has plenty of parking. Walking through the ruins with either one of the helpful and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jocelyn H
7 October 2018|
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Response from travelturvey | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea but my guess is what the comment above says
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sarajZ760NP
25 February 2018|
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Response from janetwD4656GQ | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the timing from Pana, as we came from Guatemala City. I'd suggest a half a day at Iximche.
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graciane2010
20 January 2018|
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Response from DudesAdrift | Reviewed this property |
Contact Agencia de Viajes, Antiqua, Guatemala. As of last summer transport to Iximche was $45 per person through them.
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