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Things to do in Palenque

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The best things to do in Palenque

Located in the famous Mexican state of Chiapas, there are many things to see in the city of Palenque! The city enjoys a pleasant climate and has tons of sunshine almost all year round.

The most popular places to visit in Palenque are related to archaeological sites, among which is a famous Mayan excavation that has been declared a World Heritage Site. The area is kept in good conditions and is one of the must-see attractions in Palenque.

Other things to do in Palenque include visiting the waterfalls of Misol-Ha. One of the most popular Palenque attractions, it is a 45-meter waterfall and has blue water cascading through a ​​protected area. It's in a region of protected flora and fauna, and numerous other waterfalls. To participate in Palenque activities like visiting this area, visitors have to travel about 60 kilometers from the city to a spot near the town of Tumble.

If you're still lost about what to do in Palenque and the surrounding area, in the centre of town you'll find the Alberto Ruz Lhuillier Museum. It has six rooms: including the South Acropolis Room, the Group of the Crosses Room, and the Abode of the Dead Room. If you have the opportunity to visit the museum do not miss it, as it is one of the best places to see in Palenque.

For more stuff to do in Palenque, don't forget to visit the multitude of bars and restaurants, where you can enjoy authentic Mexican food. There are many things to do in Palenque and its surroundings - why put off your visit any longer? Come and enjoy the great country of Mexico! Check out Minube for more Palenque travel ideas.
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