What is Chichén Itzá?
It’s the most famous Mayan city in the world and the place where the cult to Kukulcán god developed. The archaeological site has the largest ballgame court in Mesoamerica and an impressive sacred cenote, plus several spots to take pictures.
World Heritage Site
Since 1988, Chichén Itzá is considered World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Structures such as El Caracol, the Temple of the Warriors or the Nunnery complex reflect the splendor of this ancient town.
New Seven Wonders of the World
Voters all around the globe selected it as one of the New Wonders of the World. Also, the Kukulcán Pyramid is one of the most photographed sites in Mexico.
This building is also the biggest calendar on Earth and each equinox a light and shadows phenomenon takes place on it, where you can watch the Feathered Serpent descending from heaven. There is also an acoustic trick on it that you must try when visiting these Mayan ruins.
How can I visit Chichén Itzá?
This archaeological site is 124 mi (200 km) from Cancun and only 25 mi (40 km) from the Magic Town of Valladolid in Yucatan. Discover Chichén Itzá in a complete and comfortable tour from Cancun or Riviera Maya. Choose between the Xichén Deluxe and Xichén Clásico tour options.