Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza
Over a thousand years old yet remarkably well-preserved, the World Heritage-listed Mayan architecture of Chichen Itza draws huge numbers of tourists every year. Once one of the largest Maya cities, the ruins consist of numerous stone buildings, originally linked by a well-planned network of paved streets. The biggest crowds gather at the autumnal and vernal equinoxes, when the sun's rays produce an illusion of a snake climbing up the stairs of the imposing central pyramid. A nightly light-and-sound show recreates the spectacle for those visiting at other times. Use our Chichen Itza day trip planning tool to arrange your visit to Chichen Itza and other attractions in Chichen Itza.
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Chichen Itza Reviews
The pyramid it's self was nice but you can't turn around without having someone trying to sell you anything and everything for as much money as they can get out of you. We even had people try and char... more »
Die Bauwerke und die Geschichte ist sehr beeindruckend und man sollte einen Guide nehmen, dass hat Vorteile: 1. der Guide schleust einen ander Warteschlange am Eingang vorbei. 2. Man bekommt viele Inf... more »The Buildings and the History is very impressive and you should take a Guide that has Advantages: 1. the Guide funnels another Queue past the Entrance. 2. You get a lot Of Information that you wouldn't get due to insufficient Signage. As with all Tourist Attractions in Yucatan, the Price is far too high.
Beautiful location and all the structures are awesome, however the place is overwhelming with all the people trying to sell you items. The management can honestly do a better job with regulation and making it easier for tourists to navigate the area. FYI the water is 45 pesos compared to 5-10 elsewhere so make sure you bring water with you.
We were setup with an awesome local guide, born and raised in the Yucatan. Excellent experience and highly informative tour of the ruins. I can definitely highly recommend this destination for everyone!
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