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Things to See in Chichen Itza

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Chichen Itza is the most acclaimed of all the colossal Mayan urban communities. This is fairly unexpected in light of the fact that it’s 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

Casa ColoradaThe Casa Colorada is one of the best secured structures at Chichen Itza. In one chamber there are wide cut typical representations that say pioneers of Chichen Itza and possibly of the near to city of Ek Balam, and contain a Maya date recorded which interfaces with 869 AD, a standout amongst the most prepared such dates found in all of Chichen Itza. The Casa Colorada may have been a tip top residence.

Temple of the Bearded Man

The Temple of the Bearded Man or the North Temple is somewhat stone work working with point by point based-help carvings on the internal dividers, including an inside accept that has trimming under his catch that takes after facial hair. At the south end is another, much more noteworthy haven, however in remains.

La Iglesia

Named la Iglesia (the Church) by the Spanish, doubtlessly in light of the fact that it was discovered right close by the Nunnery, this asylum is a standout amongst the most prepared structures at Chichén Itzá. Fronts of Chac decorate two upper stories. Among the swarm of Chacs there are moreover an armadillo, a crab, a snail, and a tortoise. These address the Maya divine creatures, called bacah, whose job it was to hold up the sky.La Iglesia
Tomb of the High Priest

The Tomb of the High Priest or Osario Temple is a phase pyramid haven with staircases on each side. The haven stays on a trademark limestone breakdown which skeletons and offerings were found, giving the asylum its name. Archaeologists today believe the structure was neither a tomb nor that the personages secured in it were priests.

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 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

Temple of the SkullsNear to the Great Ball Court is the Tzompantli (Temple of the Skulls), a champion amongst the most despicable asylums in Chichen. It is a low stage secured on all sides by lines of cut skulls. Near stages are found in central Mexico, most comprehensively in Tenochtitlan. The heads of placating setbacks were appeared here, together with those of the players who lost the ball game.

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