Chichen itza mexico map. World class resort in a unique tropical setting inside the chichen itza arqueological park. Maya spa and more. We went to see chichen itza as part of a tour with absolute adventures who i have reviewed in a separate post. Maya scholars and archaeologists that have worked and live in chichen itza yucatan mexico first maya archaeological expedition sponsored by the carnegie intitution in the early 1920s.
Its the sightseeing tour operator established to showcase the most dramatically beautiful of the ancient mayan cities chichen itza one of the most advanced civilizations in the history of the world. El kastio spanish for the castle also known as the temple of kukulcan or sometimes kukulkan is a mesoamerican step pyramid that dominates the center of the chichen itza archaeological site in the mexican state of yucatan. According to maya chronicles its neighbor mayapan conquered chichen itza in the 13th century but archaeological data indicates that chichen itza already fell by around 1000 ad. When and how chichen declined remains uncertain.
Chichen itza is the most famous of all the great mayan cities. We arrived early not long after opening and the place was still quite quiet so we got to see everything without huge crowds. Merida is the largest spanish colonial city in southeast mexico its friendly people will make you feel at home enjoy its always nice weather. One of the 100 hotels on national geographic the stay list 2009 and again in one of the 133 hotels we love december 2011.
Hacienda chichen resort at chichen itza mexico spanish colonial ambiance spacious rooms overviewing lush gardens great master suites honeymoon rooms double bedroom choice.