Chichen Itza Landmarks

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A major destination for tourists with a fascination in Mayan culture, Chichen Itza serves as a home base for numerous sites and ruins which offer insight into what life was like for these mysterious people.  From temples to a ball court, there is much to be seen here. 

Historical Sites

Chichen Itza

Like discovering the historical roots of foreign countries? If so, you should consider visiting a few of these historical attractions during your time in Chichen Itza. You can click on the site names to obtain detailed information.

A landmark that often intrigues visitors is Chichen Itza. It is found within the heart of Chichen Itza. One of the Seven Wonders of the World as of 2007, Chichen Itza is perhaps the most popular and well-known Maya ruin in the Mexican Caribbean. The fact that it is so well known today is not surprising, considering in its heyday it was one of the most important religious and political centers of the culture.

If you are looking to do more sight-seeing, visit El Caracol. It can be found at Chichen Itza and found within Chichen Itza. The park is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.

Chichen Itza Ball Court: The park is open from 8:00am until 5:30pm.

Take a moment to look through this table for more information about sites of historical interest in the area.

Historic Sites In Chichen Itza
Name Phone Location
Akab-Dzib -- 0.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Chichen Itza
Chichen Itza -- Central Chichen Itza
Chichen Itza Ball Court -- Central Chichen Itza
Chichen Viejo (Old Chichen) -- 0.6 mi. South of Central Chichen Itza
Church (La Iglesia) -- 0.2 mi. South West of Central Chichen Itza
Colonnades -- Central Chichen Itza
El Caracol -- 0.1 mi. South West of Central Chichen Itza
El Castillo -- Central Chichen Itza
House Of The Deer -- 0.2 mi. West of Central Chichen Itza
Nunnery -- 0.2 mi. South West of Central Chichen Itza
Ossuary -- Central Chichen Itza
Plattform Of The Skulls (Tzompantli) -- Central Chichen Itza
Red House -- 0.2 mi. West of Central Chichen Itza
Stacked Stones -- Central Chichen Itza
Steam Bath -- Central Chichen Itza
Temple Of The Warriors -- Central Chichen Itza
The Sacred Cenote -- Central Chichen Itza

Keep in mind that Chichen Itza has other attraction types. To visit our detailed page about other attractions, see this page.


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