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Things to See in Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza is the most acclaimed of all the colossal Mayan urban communities. This is fairly unexpected in light of the fact that its most well known structures don’t have an ordinary Classic Mayan engineering however indicate solid impacts from different developments from Central Mexico. It is additionally the most created of the numerous Mayan ruins and can get swarmed. In any case, the mix of gift scale landmarks and the secretive exact cosmic estimation in the structures make Chichen Itza really stunning.


Casa Colorada

The Casa Colorada (Spanish for “Red House”), is one of the best protected structures at Chichen Itza. In one chamber there are broad cut symbolic representations that say leaders of Chichen Itza and conceivably of the close-by city of Ek Balam, and contain a Maya date recorded which connects to 869 AD, one of the most seasoned such dates found in all of Chichen Itza. The Casa Colorada may have been a tip top habitation.

Temple of the Bearded Man

The Temple of the Bearded Man or the North Temple is a little stone work working with point by point bas-help carvings on the inward dividers, including an inside assume that has cutting under his button that takes after facial hair. At the south end is another, much greater sanctuary, however in remains.

La Iglesia

Named la Iglesia (the Church) by the Spanish, most likely on the grounds that it was found right alongside the Nunnery, this sanctuary is one of the most seasoned structures at Chichén Itzá. Covers of Chac embellish two upper stories. Among the horde of Chacs there are additionally an armadillo, a crab, a snail, and a tortoise. These speak to the Maya divine beings, called bacah, whose employment it was to hold up the sky.

Tomb of the High Priest

The Tomb of the High Priest or Osario Temple is a stage pyramid sanctuary with staircases on every side. The sanctuary remains on a characteristic limestone collapse which skeletons and offerings were discovered, giving the sanctuary its name. Archeologists today trust the structure was neither a tomb nor that the personages covered in it were clerics.


Sacred Cenote

The Sacred Cenote is a sinkhole that is associated with Chichen Itza by a raised pathway. This huge characteristic well may have given Chichén Itzá (“Well of the Itzáes”) its name. There is a second karst collapse the focal point of Chichén Itzá that was utilized as a wellspring of water for Chichén Itzá’s occupants. The utilization of the Sacred Cenote was only formal. Throughout the years, the dim water has yielded numerous relics including gold, jade, copper, turquoise, obsidian, copal or incense, ceramics, elastic, shells and the bones of around 200 individuals who were tossed in as a penance.

Temple of the Skulls

Close by the Great Ball Court is the Tzompantli (Temple of the Skulls), a standout amongst the most abhorrent sanctuaries in Chichen. It is a low stage secured on all sides by lines of cut skulls. Comparative stages are found in focal Mexico, most broadly in Tenochtitlan. The heads of conciliatory casualties were shown here, together with those of the players who lost the ball game.