Monday, November 18, 2019

Chicxulub crater

An ancient impact crater, with a diameter more than 180 km. One of the largest impact craters on Earth. It was shaped 65 million...

X’kekén Cenote (Dzitnup Cenote)

One of the most photographed cenotes, with beautiful deep blue lake and sun beam lighting it through the ceiling, numerous stalactites. At least 35...

Tahtzibichen Labyrinth

A natural cave labyrinth, Mayan site. Contains stone temples, small pyramids, sculptures, ceramics, human remains. Part of caves is inundated. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.8979 N 89.6087...

Uxmal

Once important center of the ancient Maya culture where exceptionally well-preserved structures stand up to this day. It could be founded as early as...

Mayapan

The ancient center of lowland Maya culture, cultural and political capital of the region in the 1220ies – 1440ies. Remnants of more than 4000...

Labna

An important ceremonial center of ancient Mayan civilization. Comparatively small city which flourished around the 9th century AD. Renowned due to elaborate Puuc style...

Kabah

Remnants of an ancient Mayan city, flourished in the 7th – 11th century AD. Contains the unusual Palace of the Masks – facade of...

Chichen Itza

Major urban center of lowland Maya culture with numerous monuments of world importance and fame. Chichen Itza became an important center around 600 AD...

Balankanche Caves

A network of sacred Mayan caves, contains large selection of ancient pottery and idols in their original locations. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.6587 N 88.5349 W Categories: Caves, Prehistoric...

Sacred Cenote in Chichen Itza

Human sacrifice site of the ancient Mayan Chichen Itza city. In deposits discovered huge amounts of gold and jade artefacts as well as human...