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“Not the cleanest water”
Review of Sacred Cenote

Sacred Cenote
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Chichen Itza the Original Tour from Cancun and...
Ranked #13 of 27 things to do in Chichen Itza
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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.
Reviewed December 27, 2012

The water in this cenote was green and cloudy. It had the worst water quality of any we visited. It was relatively free of peddlers, which made it an inviting place to rest.

2  Thank Jesse R
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Reviewed December 24, 2012

The lookout is too far from the edge and you can only see the water in the cenote by climbing up under some trees on the far edge. And the road to the cenote and back again is lined with hawkers trying to get your attention and $.

1  Thank JanleeCanberra
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Reviewed December 22, 2012

After a morning at Chichen Itza this was so needed. Beautiful place with the coolest water. The only thing that surprised me was that not more people went in to swim. It had been so hot in Chichen Itza that this was so relaxing and cleansing. But some people did not take swimming costumes and just took pictures. To experience this properly, dive in!

Thank Sarajeffers
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Reviewed December 21, 2012

It was very different to swimming in a pool you are in a 80metres deep well swimming with fishes that (do not bite) and its the free version of snorkling. It is beautiful as you can see from some pictures and definately needed after a long day at chichen itza

1  Thank No_Need_2_Lie
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Reviewed December 20, 2012

Without a book or tourguide you may not know the full story of why the sacred cenote was called this or why it was located next to the pyramids however a very interesting part to the Chichen tour and the myan peoples beliefs.

Thank Cary201282
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