Chacchoben Ruins, Chacchoben

Visit ancient pyramids at Chacchoben Ruins. The pyramids were discovered under mounds in the 1970s and later excavated to reveal three very well-preserved temples. Other ancient Mayan buildings remain under mounds and are currently being excavated. Walk the circular path which takes you to each building, as you observe the architecture. Look closely at some of the buildings, which retain traces of the original red paint. By using our Chacchoben holiday planning tool , you can arrange your visit to Chacchoben Ruins and other attractions in Chacchoben.
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  • Interesting but compared to the known Mayan sites such as Cobá and Chichén Itzá are the pyramids of Chaccoben ruins on a relatively small area in the jungle. There are 3 pyramids, several ruins of normal "Living - and sleeping houses" and several still not restored buildings. Unfortunately, our leaders do not particularly well over the ruins was informed and rather reported plants.
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  • Very nice facility. We were in the late afternoon there, then it had no tourists from the cruise. So we were virtually alone spot what we have enjoyed
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  • This was probably one of my favorite attractions that I got to experience during this vacation. We took a tour with a company right outside of the port and they were extremely accommodating, knowledge...  more »
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  • One of the best excursions we've been on. The bus ride was educational as our guide offered tons of information and items we got to see and hold. The ruins were fantastic and learning about the people who live there was even more fantastic. A favorite part was seeing a wild monkey jumping around in the trees above us. Climbing the ruins was difficult but worth it when you got to the top. Will always treasure this experience.
  • Wonderful experience with a fantastic tour guide. We booked our excursion with TripAdvisor and were treated with a great learning opportunity. The staff at the ruins were all very pleasant and the people selling their wares were easy to talk to and not too pushy. The grounds were well maintained and no trash or anything anywhere to be seen. We did see a few monkeys in the trees that tried to pee on us, but we all enjoyed our time.
  • It's a great place to visit and see what ever is left from Mayan civilization. Good gift options and very clean. There are others places also that you could visit for Mayan civilization bit this is also not bad. Specially when on cruise and this is the only option. If buying suviniors, ensure you bargain as that seems normal.
  • I learned a lot about the Mayans. Our tour guide was so good to answer questions and explain. The ruins were amazing. About a 45 minute drive from town. Buy some pineapple juice from the locals on the sides of the road. Best juice you'll ever taste.
  • Wonderful shore excursion for an up close and personal look at Mayan ruins. Informative and friendly tour guide. Market and restrooms as well.

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