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Tonina

Ocosingo, Mexico
+52 961 612 8360
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Unbelievable zone

This is a zone that is seldom visited, it´s a shame, it has an 80mts high structure what it makes... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Gonzalo L
unfamous but amazing mayan ruins.

if you travel from san cristobal to palenque, this is a mandatory stop, is a hidden gem of mayan... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
jose miguel s
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Mazatlan, Mexico
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  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
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“mayan ruins” (10 reviews)
“small museum” (5 reviews)
“ball court” (4 reviews)
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Ocosingo, Mexico
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

This is a zone that is seldom visited, it´s a shame, it has an 80mts high structure what it makes it the tallest in Mesoamerica. Be sure to be there with water, and dress light, mosquito repellent it´s a must, early bird visit is recommended,...More

1  Thank Gonzalo L
Reviewed 7 May 2017

if you travel from san cristobal to palenque, this is a mandatory stop, is a hidden gem of mayan culture just 20 minutes of ocosingo town.

Thank jose miguel s
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This unknown or less popular archeological site is amazing for its condition and the views are stunning. A must see. You are allowed to climb and to get inside the pyramids. The condition of the murals is fantastic.

Thank Yanina D
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this beautifully maintained and restored Mayan pyramid complex. Set in beautiful countryside, the pyramid rises up and up, through several chambers, royal living quarters and holy places. Views in all directions, wonderful pre-Columbian carvings. A breathtaking site.

Thank ricewings
Reviewed 4 December 2016

while the tour bus had a bit of trouble getting to our destination, this journey usually takes about 2.5 hours to get to from san cristobal, which seemed better than the longer trip to palenque. the ruins are smaller in scale, and are actually only...More

1  Thank cindy c
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed it very much as part of a trip with other places on the way to palenque, almost no people on the site which makes it real special climbing to the top!

Thank מעיין כ
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Tonina is not of the scale of many more famous sites but allows visitors to enter the "underworld" of a tomb, climb high on a set of steep steps and get some excellent views.

1  Thank Alan H
Reviewed 21 October 2016

At first I didn't know this site is Mayan. The place where it is located is so different from the jungles of Palenque or mediterranian vegetation of the sites in Yucatan. This site is surrounded by beautiful hills, like from a fairy tale - literally!...More

2  Thank SpaciousEarth
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I've been in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas before but I've never heard about Toniná archaeological site, luckly last time I went to Chiapas one taxi driver told me about this great archaeological site so I asked about it in the hotel. Almost nobody...More

Thank nando2510
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We were trying to figure out if we could possibly do a day trip to Palenque from San Cristóbal De Las Casas when two separate people suggested Tonina would be a better option. Not one of the four of us had ever heard of it...More

1  Thank Michele D
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4 December 2016|
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Response from מעיין כ | Reviewed this property |
it is actually make sense, the tours that goes to palenque goes out in 5 in the morning and come back at 11 at night, the company that i know that is cheapest is otisa, they take 330 pesos including entrance fees if i am not... More
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Response from Paulina P | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Yes you can!, Tonina is on your way to San Cristobal, but you have to leave early from palenque, Tonina is 2-3 hrs aprox. from palenque, so if you arrive to Tonina at 11:30-12:00 you can visit around 2 hrs. there and... More
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