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The Red House Chichanchob

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Address: Chichen Itza, Mexico

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Part of the main ruins

Part of the main ruins near the great ball court. Cant really say much more have a look and admire the ruins.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Part of the main ruins near the great ball court. Cant really say much more have a look and admire the ruins.

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Martinez, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You won't miss this on your chichen itza tour! Theses building are huge and so interesting to see! Look closely at everything!!! So many engravings! Each skulk is different!

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Thank themermaidrach
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Even for the games our arenas of today does not have a VIP lounge of this stature. Amazing to see what was built and to hear how it is believed to have functioned.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I noticed that the animal head projections emanating from the corners of this temple are now cordoned off. This is probably a good thing, in order to preserve this fine structure. Notice the squared corners of the stones, as well as how they are constructed, which will set your mind wondering how ancient people ever built something like this. All... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was so cool to see. The place where they had sacred games where the losing captain was sacrificed to the gods. Reminded me of basketball with the hoops and the rubber ball.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Red House is a terrific edifice located in the Old Chichen sector right across the Observatory plaza. Adjacent to its east side is a small pelota court which suggests that the building was used as a ritual site.

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Thank Ron S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

That was a cool trip, a part of a Chichen Itza tour. I got a little bit tired on that part, too long under sun, but still it was an excellent day!

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Murmansk, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Name "Chichanchob" was given to the structure because of the little holes (Chichanchobs) on the crest of the roof. The archelogists named this temple "Red House" because the frescos inside house have red color. The Red House has an antechamber and 3 rooms and a sculptured hieroglyphic inscription in the main chamber. The scientists think this building had a religious... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

The most beautiful jungle and spiritual experience ever. Our tourist guide took us into a Maya journey. I thought I was in the Maya Era. So beautiful

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Another great example of the lovely architecture that can be found here and worth the visit to see and discover

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