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Gran Juego de Pelota: Tours & Tickets

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Carretera Costera del Golfo s/n, Chichen Itza 97751, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Art of the Chichen Itza complex and a must see portion of it being the original and most complete ball complex of the Mayans left standing.

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

What is generally known as "Juego de Pelota ", however, is one in which the heavy rubber ball was hit with the hips. Scholars believe that it was the first, or perhaps even the only variant played on the playing fields flanked by walls. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank CarlottaM_LoveTravel
Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

When I visited we had a guide who explained the full history of the games that were played and how it worked would highly recommend anyone to visit

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank donna0191
Reviewed 15 July 2019

This games court is very interesting and the story told by the guide explained the horrible violent history of the games. You can see the area where people went to watch and the games pitch and area. Well worth a visit as part of the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Holidayhobbyist
Reviewed 8 July 2019

Apart from the great pyramid of Kukulkan this section is incredible, our tour guide explained us and showed us how mayan architechs were so great when they created this sacred ball court. The mayan king was in a higher structure and the rest of the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Morganjems
Reviewed 21 June 2019 via mobile

Busy after 12:00, fun place to plunge and cool off. Friendly staff. 1.88 can rent the floating vest.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Extraordinary617677
Reviewed 29 April 2019

This is an amazing site, and the tour guides explains you a lot of things, the Pok Ta Pok game and the grand prize of the winner (no spoilers here :) ), the site build and how sound is propagated from an end to the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 535AJ
Reviewed 23 April 2019

The Great Ball Court or 'Gran Juego de Pelota' is a large game stadium at Chichen Itza. It's roughly as long as one and a half football fields with temples at each end. The North End features the Temple of the Bearded man, and is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Violette54
Reviewed 14 April 2019

Amazing experience. Ask the local guides to demonstrate the sounds and the ecchoes coming bach to you.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 April 2019

This was a ball court in which games ended a winner's life. Gazing up at the hoops where the giant, heavy ball was supposed to pass through, it isn't hard to imagine a painful game.

Date of experience: January 2019
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