I can't decide between Palenque and Chichén Itza. This place allows you to walk up in the ruins. The hieroglyphs on the walls makes up for all the walking on those stairs. One can appreciate such a historic site
About National Park of Palenque
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We had a fantastic day st Palenque ruins. The park is different to what we saw before (Chichen, Ek Balam, Edzna). The area to visit is very big and there are a lot of tall buildings in a very good condition. We booked a personal...More
This is an excellent archeological site in the outskirts of Palenque and a must see if you are anywhere near the area. The mayon pyramids situated in the middle of the forest with so much still uncovered is amazing. We also walked through part of...More
as expected these amazing mayan ruins were crowded. best to avoid the high priced guides outside the entrance. we picked up a nice local boy for 500 pesos. weat comfy shoes....lottsa walking in the hot sun
It is my favorite Mayan ruin . Palenque emits a special mystical feeling in a jungle setting . My first trip was 40 years ago before tourism . My small children and my Mexican friends with 4 children drove through the jungle which took 2...More
We loved our visit to the incredibly beautiful ruins at Palenque. Make sure you give it pretty much a full day as it is a large area with a plethora of things to see and marvel at. The temples are astonishing and the whole park...More
excellent park, but the personnel ( guide tours) located in the entrance of the park try to fool the people charging a price too high for a giving a tour, that is a shame because also tries to fool to the national tourism.
Having visited several Mayan sites, to me Palenque is the best one. Set in a tropical type jungle, the temples and the un-excavated sites are stunning. You do need a good guide to understand all of it. There are the usual facilities: Toilets, bars, souvenir...More
Tropical rain forest with so many different kinds of plants. A great place to enjoy the nature. Breathe the fresh air and hear the birds singing. Pure relax!
Just go! Right now! Book a ticket and go. We loved, loved, loved our time here. The English speaking tours are expensive - $190 USD for 3 hours BUT it includes a guided tour into the jungle where only tour guides can take people. The...More