Church (La Iglesia)

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While researchers still do not know what this building was used for, the Spanish saw fit to name it "La Iglesia" or " The Church", and it is still called that today.


The outside of this building is extensively carved with images, designs and symbols.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Church (La Iglesia) may choose to book their trip in Chichen Itza, since travelers to this area of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean will have the benefit of easy access to this historic attraction for the duration of their trip. The area around this site remains relatively quiet, perhaps because there are very few hotel rooms close.

Hotels near Church (La Iglesia)
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Mayaland Hotel & Bungalows Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) ENE
Hacienda Chichen Resort Lodge 1.5 mi. (2.4 km) NW

Location and What's Nearby

You will find a nice mix of dining places to consider in the neighborhood around this historical site. The nearest eatery is La Casa Del Mayab, which is a convenient buffet. The restaurant is a brief ways away. Also close-by, you'll come across eateries such as Xunan and Las Mestizas allowing you to choose between a number of dining options.


Operating Hours

The park is open from 8:00am until 5:30am.


The admission into the Chichen Itza park is 88 pesos.

Contact Information

Location: Chichen Itza, Mexico


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