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Every year on the 21st of March, thousands of people descend upon the pyramids of Chichen Itza in Yucatan, Mexico to watch one of the most amazing spectacles on earth. The Mayans, who were fantastic astronomers, believed that on the Spring Equinox...more
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Carr. Costera del Golfo 180 | Pisté, Chichen Itza, Mexico
A visit to Chichen Itza was on my bucket list as it is for many other people. I highly recommend a tour (lengthy), a hat, sunscreen, bottles of water, a blanket to sit on and a camera. This is a busy place all times of...More
First time we went on a night time light show and walkabout. Whow !! The colorful lighting really brings out a different mood. Only a 100 or so people in th ewhole compund gives a very different sensation. The day visits are very busy with...More
After all these years and visits it was the first time I went on a night walking tour and light show presentation. I so loved it. Just a 100 people or so in the whole compound and none of the hawkers, sellers of stuff. So...More
This is a UNESCO World Heritage site and I expected something on the order of Machu Piccu or the Taj Mahal. Instead, what is there are archaeological ruins over-run with weeds; little or no signage giving directions or explaining the ruins, and the signs that...More
I suggest to take a guided tour, which are available in Spanish or English language. Tour takes approximately 3 hours and during that time you will get many interesting information about Mayan culture as well as you see all buildings in the site.
I visited this place the second time after my last vist 15 years ago. It changed a lot. First of all - a lot of tourists, in groups and private ones. Before it was allowded to rise the piramid and now all is fenced and...More