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Mayan Ruins of Bonampak

Frontera Corozal, Mexico
+52 916 345 2705
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“great murals” (3 reviews)
“small site” (3 reviews)
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Frontera Corozal, Mexico
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+52 916 345 2705
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US$91 per adult
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"wall paintings"
in 7 reviews
"great murals"
in 3 reviews
"small site"
in 3 reviews
"maya world"
in 2 reviews
"three rooms"
in 3 reviews
"mexico city"
in 4 reviews
"the main reason"
in 2 reviews
"flash photography"
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"small mayan"
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"dirt road"
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"long drive"
in 4 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 4 reviews
"mayan ruins"
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"frontera corozal"
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"visitors"
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"temple"
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

The site is very small and the only reason to go actually are the murals. But these murals are indeed spectacular if partly in a bad condition so that some parts are hard to recognise. Make sure you have information at hand, provided by a...More

Thank michamexi
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

If you take a tour to Yaxchilan/Bonampak from Palenque they arrive to Bonampak pretty late in the day as reaching Yaxchilan takes most of the day. So run to the Templo de las Pinturas, the site's main attraction, as the attendant locks it up for...More

Thank Ron S
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

There's really one main reason to come deep into the Lacondan jungle to see Bonampak, and it is these fantastic colorful murals. The walls and ceilings of three rooms atop the pyramid are coated in well-preserved paintings showing scenes painted by the ancient Mayans. The...More

Thank TravelingFamilyTrip
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

The Bonampak Mayan ruins contain the most famous and best preserved Mayan wall paintings of any site. The colors are still fantastic to see in three small temple ruins at the near top of the ruins site. This is a small Mayan site around a...More

Thank Jack M
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

The big draw here are the well preserved murals inside one of the temples. Otherwise, the place is rather small and there's not much else to see. Worth a stop to see the murals. You cannot drive there yourself, and must use transport provided by...More

Thank Stefan G
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Obviously here you find one of few murals preserved from the Mayas. If you undertake the trip to Yaxchilan, this will come with it. Take a guide and make him explain the murals before you go to see them. This will let you have a...More

Thank Jochen-v-S
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The charge a road toll of 30 pesos per person to get further 5km. After that they charge you 250pesos per Person to get into their Van. You are not allowed to drive there with your own car. The actual entrance fee is 65pesos per...More

Thank trasys
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

The pyramid is not large, but the fact that it is in the middle of the jungle makes it really special. It is one of the few pyramids that has paintings with color that are still visible.

Thank Eduardo R
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

The Mayan city state of Bonampak is usually visited in conjunction with that of Yaxchilan, both a distance from Palenque where most travellers stay but close to one another. It is a small site compared to those of Yaxchilan and Palenque but interesting none the...More

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

There is no other place like Bonampak. Anywhere. PERIOD. People can criticize the Lacandons, who manage the site, for taking advantage of tourists... but they miss the point of visiting the site... You should be able to endure anything to get here. Seeing the Murals...More

2  Thank agustin_farias
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Response from Juan M | Reviewed this property |
We hired a small plane; from a city named comitan. Directly at the small airport you may call there an ask
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