Grupo II


On the river, overlooking the Baño de la Reina, this small group has a lovely jungle setting.

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2. Baño de la Reina

0.04 MILES

A series of small falls tumble down to form natural bathing pools. Unfortunately, you're not allowed to bathe here.

3. Grupo I

0.04 MILES

Just north of the Grupo Norte, this small group of buildings is right before the bridge across the Arroyo Otolum, which gives access to the Grupo de los…

4. Grupo Norte

0.09 MILES

North of El Palacio is a Juego de Pelota and the handsome buildings of the Northern Group. Crazy Count de Waldeck lived in the so-called Templo del Conde,…

6. Juego de Pelota


Palenque's ball court is towards the center of the site, and overlooked by Templo X.

7. Templo del Conde

0.12 MILES

This temple gets its name from Count de Waldeck, an explorer and illustrator who lived inside the temple from 1832 to 1833.

8. Museo de Sitio

0.13 MILES

Palenque’s site museum is well worth a wander, displaying finds from the site and interpreting, in English and Spanish, Palenque’s history. Highlights…