Chichén Itzá

Chichén Itzá: Top Tours & Activities

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About Chichén Itzá

Chichén Itzá is a complex of Mayan ruins on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula. A massive step pyramid, known as El Castillo or Temple of Kukulcan, dominates the ancient city, which thrived from around 600 A.D. to the 1200s. Graphic stone carvings survive at structures like the ball court, Temple of the Warriors and the Wall of the Skulls. Nightly sound-and-light shows illuminate the buildings' sophisticated geometry.

What People Are Saying

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"Chichen Itza is a fabulous sight, amazing set of constructions. We marvelled how such a thing could be built back in the 7th/8th centuries with no machinery. Quite unique to anything that I have previously seen. Our guide explained the meaning behind the various sculptures, which was interesting."
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"really a wonder! amazing how it was built with such accuracy of engineering and astrology. A must see if you're in Mexico. The guide was very good."
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"With it being a wonder of the world this was definitely on the bucket list and did not disappoint. It’s in good condition and also interesting to see the nearby ruins also. It’s less crowded than I thought it was going to be. It can get very hot so bring an umbrella with you as there’s not much shade. Be aware of local merchants who are ready to overcharge their goods"

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