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Mayan temples, Chichen-itza, Mexico

 
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Distance from city center: 0.8mi
Wazling's pictureby Wazling History & Culture travel tip
added on the 18th of August, 2009
If you are around, take yourself at least time for one day, to watch the ancient city weith it´s temple ruins and houses.
But you should be there at the opening at 9 o'clock, because at about 10 the busses with the tourist masses arrive and then it can get very crowded there.

Address:
On the mexican peninsula Yucatán, about 120 kilometers east of Mérida.


Price:
Digging site and film: 85 Peso (adults), 42 Peso (childs under the age of 12).

Opening Hours:
Digging site: daily from 09.00-17.00 o'clock. Film: daily at 19.00 o'clock (Nov.-March); daily at 20.00 Uhr (April-Okt.).

 
 
 
 
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