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Entrance Ticket to Chichen Itza Cancun
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This natural well, spanning 60 meters in diameter and reaching a depth of 22 meters, was used by the Mayans as a sacrificial pit for virgins, warriors and even infants.
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Chichen Itza 97751, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the most amazing things I've ever seen in person! If you are well enough to climb down the very steep stairs then do it! The stalactites were a sight and then the beautiful river that runs underground. You can put on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After touring the pyramid, game field, and other sites at Chichen Itza you may wonder whether to take the 5-minute walk to the Cenote. It is an easy path, albeit lined with vendors trying to sell souvenirs. It is worth the extra time. Not as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Some natural cenotele holes are ideal for swimming, formed by the collapse of the porous substrate coralline algae. Most of the cenote have fresh water and you'll be glad to take part in the most interesting experience in this region of Mexico, i.e. a good...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

It was nice.. Was really dry tho.. However if u r going to chichen itza its worth to walk to thw sacred cenote and take some pics. If u have any questions don't hesitate to ask me. Or follow me on IG @cat_bc

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

so we all hear the stories of sacrifice and this cenote was apparently used for this which makes it a very interesting part of maya history. its not as pretty as the clearer cenote but that adds to its mysterious and rather sinister aura. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

After you cross a jungle of souvenirs shops and people screaming at you to buy, you get to the cenote which is next to a restaurant. Took a picture and nothing more.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Went here on vacation as part of the Chichen Itza package. We didn't have much time, however we did get to jump in. This place was crowded as this is a final stop for a lot of the touring packages. They ask you to rinse...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Between all the amazing places to visit in Cancun, you can’t miss going to a cenote and jump into the sacred water, you will leave with a renovated energy. It is one of a kind place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank andregmera
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were here for the spring equinox and although it was packed, the site is so large that you never feel cramped. Sadly, you can’t climb the structures anymore but it was an amazing experience regardless!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

The Cenote Sagrado (Sacred Cenote) is not much to look at (murky green waters) as far as cenotes go but it is rich in history. It is about a 5-min walk from the Plataforma de Venus (Venus Platform) on a path teeming left and right...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Pamela Q
8 December 2016|
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Response from Liliana M | Reviewed this property |
the local guides are at the entrance, not at the Cenote. I totally encoraje to get one because you a can learn so much about the place.
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8 March 2016|
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Response from leslie s | Reviewed this property |
When i went to the tour i left from my hotel to chichen itza, then to valladolid, to my undertanding there are two cenotes, one which the cenote sagrado at chichen itza which you can not swim there, from the great pyrimad to... More
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PAKITA19
7 March 2015|
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Response from runawaywinterbirds | Reviewed this property |
Just be careful of the sun, and the heat..!.
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