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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  • Definitely a must see. Some of the ruins weren't safe to climb but there were enough that you could climb to experience the amazing architecture. We even got to see a spider monkey although he was too...  more »
  • The ruins of Chakchobena visited during the cruise liner Costa Maya. Local agency ordered tour Mayan Trips. The tour is interesting: a little more than a monument hours nonstop on a good road. Object detected recently, very convenient for a first acquaintance with the places of worship of the Maya civilization-smaller pyramids, a stadium, churches. It looks like. that not all sites have been excavated. Around Selva, Word-authentics. At the exit, a small but diverse souvenir market is not cheap. Roberto guide was very informative, well prepared and sought to diversify farm butterflies, visit a reindeer pen, regaled tourists with delicious pineapple, which are sold in abundance along roads of Indian girls. We do not know, but it is possible to arrange guided tours to after the tour brought in a tourist village for a beach holiday on the Sea some 5 dollars. Guided tour happy and grateful to Roberto for quality work. No queues at the facility was not.
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  • This attraction is available only relatively recently - since 2002. We took a trip from the port of Costa Maya. Chacchoben is still an active archeological site. A lot of area is still unexcavated and...  more »
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  • We took an excursion to Chacchoben from the port at Costa Maya. The trip was a pleasant hour drive from port. This Mayan ruin is a treasure. The trails around the restored ruins were easy to walk, even with baby strollers. There are some shops at the welcome area, including souvenirs and snacks.
  • Enjoyed seeing the ruins. Was disappointed that you couldn't climb the stairs to the top. They are very serious about the ruins not all being excavated. If you want to see more of the structures, you need to go to one of the other sites. Was worth a visit though.
  • It was a much nicer experience than I was expecting, and better than the brochure pictures. We went there on our own and not with a tour group, which made the experience great. Expect to spend 1+ hours there, and i recommend following the track in sequence.
  • I highly recommend this tour. We were able to climb on some parts of the ruins. The site was well kept and safe. It's great to see and not too far from the port. The guides are awesome!
  • Awesome ruins. Takes a while to get there, but definitely worth the visit.

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