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This impressive pyramid dominates Chichén Itzá's landscape, standing an imposing 24 meters high.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

magnificent structure. well preserved. one of the highlights of chichen itza. interesting bird sound produced from it. no shades near the pyramid. too hot and humid. protect yourself from the sun. bring water. put sunblock, hat and sunglasses. awesome sight.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Loumd11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Main reason for visiting Chichen Itza being the main structure. Unfortunately you can’t climb any more but be amazed anyway.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While this may seem a strange title, so many things we visit are not as expected or don't appear as great as some artfully taken photos make out - such as the ancient pyramids of Egypt we found. However! The Templo de Kukulkan will not...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Laura T
Reviewed 4 September 2019

Outstanding! The center piece of Chichen Itza. The Castillo is considered one of the new 7 wonders of the world. Pyramid is located in the middle of a field surrounded by vendor stalls and a huge herd of tourist who are just interested in taking...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 September 2019 via mobile

If interested in sacred pyramidal type structures this is second only to the great pyramid of Egypt. It is incredibly structured and of amazing mathematical proportions. I have climbed this previously including the interior - no longer allowed - however this is a marvel to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Charles S
Reviewed 27 August 2019

Kukulkan is the name of a Mesoamerican serpent deity. Prior to the Spanish Conquest of the Yucatán, Kukulkan was worshipped by the Yucatec Maya peoples of the Yucatán Peninsula, in what is now Mexico. The pyramid consists of a series of square terraces with stairways...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank CarlottaM_LoveTravel
Reviewed 13 July 2019

This temple is spectacular and One of the Wonders of the world. It has a snake carving on the outside and a hidden statue on the inside. Unfortunately you can not climb up it anymore but it is still worth a visit. Knowledgeable guides will...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 9 July 2019

There are no words to describe the feeling when you're infront of this piece of history frozen in time!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank stefhaniewells
Reviewed 8 July 2019 via mobile

This is part of the Chitzen Itza complex. It is the main attraction, though there are many other worthwhile ruins to see as well. Be prepared for many vendors selling souvenirs nearby, but the area around the pyramid is an open field which allows good...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank RodneyB399
Reviewed 7 July 2019 via mobile

Wonder of the world 🌎 Chichen Itzá. Day tour is from Playa del Carmen or Cancun only 60$ per person

Date of experience: December 2018
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Y4Travel
28 November 2016|
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Response from Brad C | Reviewed this property |
This is the main building at the Chichen Itza site. Lots of other things to do there, and lots of people wanting to sell stuff.
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Julie A
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Our tour was from Cozumel, so the bus started from Playa del Carmen after we got off the ferry. It took 2 hours by road to get to Chichen Itza from Playa del Carmen, which now seems faster than the Cancun road trip... More
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Response from Paloma_Mariana | Reviewed this property |
Kukulcan is the Maya word fir the puramid, the feathered serpent, who returns each equinox. There is no food within the grounds of Chichen itza. The closest cenote is cenote Sagrade (sacred cenote) it is not the most... More
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