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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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  • Palenque is a unique place! It is impressive to have knowledge about the Mayan culture, if I recommend that you hire a guide, manage you 2 tours 1) travel short approaches 1 hr $1000, 2) long travel approximately 2 hrs but they put you in the jungle $2000. For me it was enough the 1 hour tour. And it is a good price when unless you're with a group of 10 or more people. No doubt they are ruins not only of Chiapas if not throughout Mexico that you must visit! Don't forget to take your picture with the Temple of the inscriptions U
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  • I was making the tour from san Cristóbal of the houses, the distance is very long since they are 7 hrs on the way of ida and 7 back, the tour I did leads to Cascades of water blue, falls of misol - ha and ends at the ruins of palenque, is very tired but the truth is widely preferred since it is of the more outstanding of chiapas the cost of the tour was about 350 including 3 places.
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  • Visit worth it. Often seen rough work restorers. It's better to be there with 8 am, with the opening. In the evening, start to kick out with 16. 30. Everywhere prohibitive decals: "you cannot take place"
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