Grupo Norte


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, constructed in AD 647.

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1. Templo del Conde

0.03 MILES

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

2. Juego de Pelota

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

3. Templo X

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Located between Grupo Norte and the Templo de las Inscripciones group.

4. Grupo I

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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…

5. Grupo II

0.09 MILES

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

6. El Palacio

0.12 MILES

Diagonally opposite the Templo de las Inscripciones is El Palacio, a large structure divided into four main courtyards, with a maze of corridors and rooms…

7. Baño de la Reina

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