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Palenque ruinas, Palenque

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Observe and inspect impressive ruins and intricate Mayan carvings, surrounded by dense jungle, at Palenque ruinas. At just 2.5 sq km (1 sq mi), the site is fairly small compared to some of the more revered indigenous ruins. That said, archaeologists estimate only about 10% of the city has been excavated, leaving potentially thousands of structures still covered by jungle. Allow yourself plenty of time to admire the site and its rich documented history. Consider hiring a guide to teach you about the site’s interesting history. Put Palenque ruinas on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Palenque tourist route planner.
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  • This is the most magnificent ruin site that we have ever visited. The park is spectacular. Don't go on Monday if you want to also see the museum as it is not open. Be aware that the steps going down f...  more »
  • Palenque, un posto incredibile, piramidi in mezzo alla giungla, tantissime rovine ancora da portare alla luce, la magia e il mistero della lastra di palenque, l'astronauta venuto dallo spazio che guid...  more »
  • Perdu au milieu d'une végétation luxuriante, ce site est tout simplement magnifique. Incontournable!