“On the gate of the fountain of the water wizards”
-An amazing and fascinating Mayan city losted deep in the heart of the jungle in Yucatan.
-Combines mayanarchitecture with toltec architecture.
-It gets this name because of the cenote that is located around the city, wich was also used for human sacrifices.
-Most representative building of Chichen itza
-The count of its steps, adding the superior platform results on 365 steps, as the days of a year.
-Showing their amazingastronomic and architectural knowledge, during the equinox a snake is drawn by the sunlight in the northern wall of the temple.
The warrior temple and the thousand columns
-Used asa market.
-At the top there is a Chac-Mool figure (A lying man with a container in the chest used to keep the sacrifices for the gods)
-Used for the astronomicstudies.
-During the solstice the sunlight enters across a door, crosses and goes out across another door.
Ball game field:
Largest field discovered.
Sacred CenoteUsed for human sacrifices, specially virgin women, that were thrown naked and adorned with gold and beautiful stones.
Chichen itza in the night
For a wonderful experience it isable to take a tour for the main buildings of chichen itza in the night, with a high quality audiovisual show.
There are also several options if you are looking for a relaxing dinner, atotal fun night in a night club or just a coffee and have a talk.
Events in chichen itza
The magic environment that involves chichen itza is also a perfect frame for music orcultural events.
The world wide famous singer Elton John choose Chichen itza as the perfect place to perform creating an awesome concordance between the fantastic music and the fascinating venue.