Chichen Itza: The Greatest Mayan Centre

El Castillo
Chichen Itza, The sacred site was one of the greatest Mayan centres of the Yucatán peninsula. It is located in the municipality of Tinum, in the Mexican state of Yucatán. Throughout its nearly 1,000-year history, different peoples have left their mark on the city.

"El Caracol" observatory temple

Great Ball Court

Chichen Itza which means “at the mouth of the well of Itza “, is the 2nd most visited archeological site of Mexico today. The Kukulkan Pyramid in Chichen-Itza which known as “El Castillo” (the castle), is one of the new seven wonders of the world elected in 07.07.2007. It is exactly 24 m. high considering the upper platform.

Temple of the Warriors
It is the most important archaeological vestige of the Maya-Toltec civilization in Yucatán (10th-15th centuries). Its monuments, particularly in the northern group which includes the Great Ball Court, Temple of Kukulkan and Temple of the Warriors, are among the undisputed masterpieces of Mesoamerican architecture because of the beauty of their proportions, the     refinement of their construction and the splendour of their sculpted decorations.

Cenote Sagrado
The Yucatán Peninsula is a limestone plain, with no rivers or streams. The region is pockmarked with natural sinkholes, called cenotes, which expose the water table to the surface.
La Iglesia
Venus Platform
Chac Mool

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