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Chichen Itza- one of the 7 Wonders of the World

If you are on a vacation to Cancun, and looking for the best, then don’t miss Chichen Itza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Author: James Allen
Date: Dec 25, 2010 - 8:56:08 AM

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If you are on a vacation to Cancun, and looking for the best, then don’t miss   Chichen Itza , one of the   Seven Wonders of the World. It is a World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO and is considered the capital of the   Mayan civilization . Cancun is known as the most popular destination in the Caribbean because it has 35,000 hotel rooms with awesome views of the clear Caribbean sea. Chichen Itza, a short 2 hour bus ride from Cancun will give you the opportunity to see the fabulous Mayan Culture – the most advance culture in the Americas before Columbus.


The tour of the archaeological site takes about 2.5 hours and a certified tourist guide will inform you of the historical meanings and unveil the mysteries of   Chichen Itza for you . After that you will taken to a traditional Mayan buffet complete with a Mayan folkloric show as you dine. After the visit you to the ruins and the delicious buffet you will visit Ik Kil a Mayan Cenote or sinkhole where you will have time for a quick refreshing swim.


Chichen Itza was once the capital of the ancient Mayan civilization and has been recently declared as one of the “7 Modern Wonders of the World”. The ruins are steeped in magical and mysterious history of bloody rituals of astrological discovery, human sacrifice and powerful warrior culture. Your guide will explain the historical significance of the most important monuments before departing the ruins as a group for a short drive to a nearby restaurant for a buffet lunch.


Chichen Itza is always considered to be the most important ancient city of the Mayan Culture and has the most amazing examples of architecture in Mayan society. To make the most of your experience at Chichen Itza, you will be assigned an extremely knowledgeable and informative guide who knows the history and details of the site. The largest and most impressive of the Cancun Mayan ruins of the Yucatan, Chichen Itza is a spectacular and mystical place to visit.  If you only do one tour on your vacation, this should be it.  There is only one Chichen Itza and if you really want to spend a remarkable vacation the Chichen Itza is the best for that. Don’t miss fabulous Chichen Itza when in the Cancun and Riviera Maya area.


James Allen is the author of this article. For more information about Mayan pyramids Chichen Itza and Castillo de Chichen Itza please follow this link Cancun to Chichen Itza.

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