Difference between revisions of "Palenque"
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Palenque is in Chiapas, Mexico famous for the ruins of a Mayan city dating from about 600 AD to 800 AD. Set amidst thick trees, Palenque still evokes some of the wonder that the early Spanish visitors must have felt when they first came across the ruins.
You can get some Maya-style artwork from outdoor vendors who set up unobtrusively at the ruins.
El Panchan, . It is relatively near the ruins and has cabanas and small cabins and common sleeping areas with hammocks. A cabana with access to a common showers and bathrooms facility is 80 pesos, approximately 8 USD. The little Otulum river runs through the location.
Don Muchos is a great restaurant at El Panchan as well.