We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Mayan ruins in the city

I guess if you don't have the chance/time to visit the more famous Mayan sites, this will do. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Alex G
via mobile
Didn't know it existed

Learned something new here. Didn't know about ancient adobe construction in Central America. Nice... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Anna W
Madison Heights, Virginia
Read all 58 reviews
All photos (36)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“maya ruins”(2 reviews)
“shaman”(2 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Zona 7, Guatemala City, Guatemala
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Guatemala City
from US$33.75
More Info
from US$75.00
More Info
from US$74.99
More Info
Reviews (58)
Filter reviews
19 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsmayan ceremoniesmaya ruinsshamanexcavationperformedritualcapitalancientparksitesguatemalan
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 19 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I guess if you don't have the chance/time to visit the more famous Mayan sites, this will do. The museum is really small, so is the Acropole but overall is nice. The park is well kept for the most part and you will see many...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Learned something new here. Didn't know about ancient adobe construction in Central America. Nice spot to reflect on how far we've come and the things we don't know.

Thank Anna W
Reviewed 1 April 2018

This is an unknown but really important archaological site in the middle of not-such-a-great neighborhood in Guatemala City. They are actively uncovering Mayan ruins and have a small visitor's center describing their work. The grounds are also beautiful and often used for both Christian and...More

Thank bksmith2010
Reviewed 4 March 2018

One of the most important archaeological sites of the Valley of Guatemala holding the deep past in its ancient constructions that once spread out around this area. The work at this site is important and the honoring of its long prehistory relevant to our world...More

Thank Anabel-2013
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Every city tour of Guatemala has to start visiting Kaminal Juyú archaeological site. Is not only a ruin, but a sacred place for the Maya communities in Guatemala. Most of the time you will be able to enjoy a Maya ceremony being performed at the...More

Thank Ivania-GUATE4YOU
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This Maya ruins are close to the center, just 15 min. with a taxi. It is worthwhile seeing it. The ruins are not massively big, but you get a first impression of the culture, especially if you don't have time to travel through Guatemala! The...More

1  Thank Drissco
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Just minutes from hotel Tikal Futura, is located this beautiful atraction where you can see excavations showing guatemalans daily life from long time ago, Synchronizing catholic religion with mayan beliefs are routinely performed daily by the native guatemalan folks who adhere to old ancient traditions,...More

Thank wepineda
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

What makes park really unique is that it is located inside the city limits and you don't have to travel far to get to it. A long time ago this park was not very well taken care of but now they have done a lot...More

Thank franciscomorales
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Some Mayan ruins in the city. It's a nice place but also a bit expensive 7$. Takes about an hour to walk around and see it all.

Thank Nicholas N
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I don't think I would go to Guatemala City just to see this site (especially if you can visit the many other Mayan sites in the country) but we were visiting friends in GC who took us here one morning, and we were very glad...More

Thank Jillian S
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 50 hotels in Guatemala City
Conquistador Hotel & Conference Center
186 reviews
1.35 km away
Hotel Spring
44 reviews
1.40 km away
Hotel Plaza
8 reviews
1.60 km away
Howard Johnson Inn Guatemala City
83 reviews
1.77 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 670 restaurants in Guatemala City
125 reviews
1.56 km away
Tres Elefantes
60 reviews
1.57 km away
Mercado 24
51 reviews
1.54 km away
Santo Pan
18 reviews
1.55 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 168 attractions in Guatemala City
Palacio Nacional
400 reviews
1.18 km away
Avenida La Reforma
190 reviews
1.28 km away
Iglesia Yurrita
44 reviews
1.21 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Kaminaljuyu staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines