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“If you go to chichen-Itzá, just few steps . . .” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sacred Cenote

Sacred Cenote
Chichen Itza 97751, Mexico
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Ranked #10 of 14 things to do in Chichen Itza
Activities: Group tours/bus tour
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Owner description: This natural well, spanning 60 meters in diameter and reaching a depth of 22 meters, was used by the Mayans as a sacrificial pit for virgins, warriors and even infants.
San Juan del Rio, Mexico
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“If you go to chichen-Itzá, just few steps . . .”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

When i visited it, there was no chance to go to the bottom, and just watch it. And hear the local stories from sacrifices and treasures. The view of the place is spectacular. also recommended Cenote Tzinup, in Valladolid City. Maybe the best one.

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“Naturally Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Mother nature is incredible my wife and I both enjoyed this very much. It seems impossible that this natural but it truelly is.

Visited August 2011
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“Beautiful !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

We arrived around midday - and the sun shone directly through the opening in the roof of the cenote. There was a Mayan ceremony underway as we arrived and it was an extra special treat to watch them perform their ritual. I spent a few minutes dipping my feet in the very refreshingly cool water of the cenote on a very hot and humid day!

Visited March 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“It was alright.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Since it was included in our tour to Chichen Itza, it was worth a visit but I wouldn't take a tour especially to see this place.

Visited April 2011
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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“Another Cenote”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

This cenote is within the park of Chichen Itza - I think around the south end.

I prefer the other cenote that is on the way to the tour but this one is more natural and no one jumps into it within the park

there is also a handy little building where you can buy water and refreshments from aswell so its a good little halfway hut / point during the visit aswell

Visited March 2012
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