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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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  • Strolling by the Mayan ruins, we plunged into the history, culture and traditions of the Mayan people reaffirming your intellectual capacity to build beautiful temples, objects and homes leaving a legacy not only for Mexicans but also the entire world civilization.
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  • One of the places required to visit in the southeast of Mexico. Very well kept, with very good guides, an incredible history. In addition it has an area of crafts and food varied
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  • Great Pyramid complex in the middle of the jungle. The most unique sensations from visiting. Tourists must like that may climb all the pyramids and even go inside one of them where they were found. Amazing place!
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