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Chichen Itza the Original Tour from Cancun and Riviera Maya
"After hotel pickup you'll head to visit Chichen Itza. Travel to Chichen Itza on board an air-conditioned bus equipped with washroom. As you arrive to the archaeological site the guide will take you through the most important buildings and explain to you the details and history of the place.Explore the most important archaeological zone of Yucatan and admire the Kukulcan Pyramid the Temple of a Thousand Columns the observatory the sacred cenote the ball court and other amazing buildings. The guided tour is about 2.5 hours with about 30 additional minutes to take pictures and explore the place on your own. At the end of the tour you'll go to a restaurant for a buffet lunch (salad bar
From $79.00
 
Chichen Itza Tour with Cenote Swim from Cancun
"After hotel pickup early in the morning in Cancun board a deluxe vehicle and start your drive to the archaeological site of Chichen Itza. Once there you'll enjoy a guided tour of this site and learn the history of this wonder of the modern world. Walk around the site and see iconic buildings including the Kukulcan Pyramid and learn why Chichen Itza was a center of commercial and religious pow head to visit the ""Sacred Cenote Temozon"" ""Place of the Winds"" and refresh in the crystal clear waters of this natural well inside a cave covered with lush vegetation where you can enjoy the coolness of the water. Then you'll enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at the  restaurant before heading back to your hotel."
From $63.00
 
Cancun Super Saver: Exclusive Early Access to Chichen Itza plus Early Access to Tulum Ruins with an Archaeologist Guide
"Day 1 or 2 — Viator Exclusive: Early Access to Chichen Itza with a Private ArchaeologistYour tour starts with hotel pickup in Cancun in the very early morning so when you arrive at Chichen Itza you can enjoy this tranquil time of day with your archaeologist guide during your in-depth experience.During your tour hear background information about the well-preserved site of Chichen Itza and learn how this pre-Colombian city played an important role in Maya civilization from the years 600 to 1200 AD. A center of worship and pilgrimage until the Spanish arrived the site is still considered sacred by the Yucatán’s present-day Maya population.Learn how the city was discovered and unearthed by archaeologists
From $99.00

More General in Ruinas Chichén-Itzá

Erich von Däniken's "Maya Astronauts"

If you are older than 55 you must remember "Chariots of the Gods" by Erich von Däniken. When in 1970 I saw the West German documentary film “Chariots of the Gods” (in Russian “Memories of the Future”)...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Apr 18, 2013

Local Iguanas

Traveling around the world, I always miss my dogs that are waiting for me at home. So I am glad of any opportunity to talk with local animals. In Chichen Itza my interlocutors were iguanas and birds.I...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Apr 18, 2013

Visitor Center

Today Chichén Itzá is a UNESCO world cultural heritage site and was named one of the “New Seven Wonders of the World.” The ruins at Chichen Itza cover an area of 6.5 sq km and can be toured in a...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Apr 14, 2013

Be early!

However you go to Chichen, try to be there as early as possible. It opens at 8 and by the time you have finished touring the place at around noon, the hordes arrive from Cancun at the peak of the...
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stamporama
May 13, 2008

Getting to Chichen Itza

So, what's the best way to get to Chichen Itza? Do a tour? On your own? Well, that depends on what you want from your visit. Since I was coming from Cancun, I chose the guided tour from my hotel. It's...
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spgood301
Aug 23, 2007

TEMPLE OF THE WARRIORS

The TEMPLE OF THE WARRIORS Templo de Los Guerreros (1100 - 1300 A.D.) is ten metres tall and over forty metres wide and is a good example of the Toltec influence on Maya architecture.The upper temple...
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LoriPori
Apr 14, 2006
 
 
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Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza takes its name from a group of warriors called Itza. They conquere n existing city and called it CHichen Itza, which means the "mouth of the well of the Itz?". Why well? because of the...
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call_me_rhia
Jan 25, 2006

KUKULCAN PYRAMID

The Castle or KULULCAN PYRAMID rising 30 metres from the earth, is by far the most impressive structure of the Chichen-Itza ruins. The numbers of its different measurements relate to digits in the...
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LoriPori
Nov 09, 2005

Ballcourt Reliefs

On the sides of the Ballcourt are a number of reliefs. Carvings depict the beheading of people and throwing their bodies down the steps of the pyramids describing the human sacrifices that was...
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Blatherwick
Aug 25, 2005

Get There Early !!!

If you really want a quality visit see Chichen-Itza without the hoards of tourists climbing up and down in the sun, stay there the night before you visit. (We stayed within walking distance at the...
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tna
Jun 02, 2005

PLATFORM OF THE JAGUARS FRIEZE

If you look carefully on the front of the Platform of the Jaguars, you will notice depictions of the animals. The frieze is amazingly clear and well preserved. I give the credit to the talented...
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LoriPori
May 03, 2005

GROUP OF THE THOUSAND COLUMNS

Grupo de Las Mil Columnas or GROUP OF THE THOUSAND COLUMNS once supported a roof that deteriorated long ago and which continue on endlessly into the jungle.Hans and I enjoyed wandering through these...
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LoriPori
Feb 08, 2005

THE PLATFORM OF SKULLS

The tzompantli or PLATFORM OF THE SKULLS was used to depict the skulls of enemy warriors defeatd in battle and also the heads of sacrificed victims.Sixty meters long and twelve meters wide, the stone...
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LoriPori
Feb 07, 2005

THE SACRED CENOTE

A natural waterhole, the SACRED CENOTE was special to the people for its religious and social significance.The well (Chen Ku) is seven fathoms deep and more than 100 feet wide.The early Mayans offered...
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LoriPori
Feb 07, 2005

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"A nice day trip to the Ruinas de Chichen -Itza"
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"The magnificent city of Chichén Itzá"
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"RUINAS CHICHEN-ITZA"
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"Chichen Itza"
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