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. Add Palenque ruinas and other attractions to your Palenque trip itinerary using our Palenque day trip planning tool .
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  • Very beautiful well restored and impressive ruins, the site is very well maintained! We suggest to take a guide, there is so much to learn about the Maya!
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  • I arrived at the place on the recommendation of several travelers. I hired a tour that takes you to the entrance of the National Park. There you are guides that offer you two prices one which includes the ruins and another adds a tour through the jungle. The price is high but 5 people we pay it. The day that had rained all day by what prevented a better enjoyment of the ruins. From my experience, it is not necessary to hire the guide who only was with us in the three pyramids and in the Palace, but in the second part, where there are other temples was not present. Then I made a path through the jungle along with the Guide, but that was not worth the price we pay. As it strongly recommend but do it on your own.
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  • Palenque is a very accessible site for seeing the grandeur and power of Maya architecture. You can climb through the palace or stay on the flatland and still admire the impressive history and building...  more »
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