Chichén Itzá

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Chi·chén It·zá

 (chē-chĕn′ ē-tsä′, ēt′sə)
An ancient Mayan city of central Yucatán in Mexico, noted for its extensive well preserved ruins. The city was founded around the 6th century and abandoned by the end of the 12th century.
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Chichen Itzá

(Spanish tʃiˈtʃen itˈsa)
n
(Placename) a village in Yucatán state in Mexico: site of important Mayan ruins
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| A team from Rendell Primary School presents Pyramid of Chichen Itza monument, for this year's 3M Young Innovators Mighty Monument Challenge
The cave is thought to be just one of seven sacred chambers in a network of tunnels called Balamku ("Jaguar God"), which is located below Chichen Itza, a city that had been populated by millions of people at its peak during the 13th century.
In this article, I argue that the idea of the Toltec, as well as conceptions of Kukulkan, Itzamna, and the concept of itz that developed in Chichen Itza and other Northern Yucatan cities, were likely hybrid concepts involving syntheses of Maya and central Mexican ideas, and that these concepts likely developed together in both areas as a Maya-central Mexican fusion.
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But I had a second shot at life that the universe wanted me to live fully, providing me with means to embark on a far-flung journey to see the Seven Wonders of the World: Colosseo in Rome, Taj Mahal in India, The Great Wall in China, Machu Picchu in Peru, Cristo Redentor in Brazil, Chichen Itza in Mexico, and Petra in Jordan.
William Carpmael, 46, wife Anna, 48, and children Emily, 15, and George, 14, were flying to the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza in Mexico when their light aircraft began to lose altitude.
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Until now, an underground cave at Chichen Itza in southern Mexico contained the only known instance of large-scale child sacrifices by the ancient Maya, Prout said.
| Cheapest travel month: May | Flight: PS540 | Transport to Wonder: PS100 | Entrance fee: PS27 | Accommodation: PS445 | Food: PS30 | Total: PS1,142 CHICHEN ITZA, MEXICO FEATURING temples, pyramids and columned arcades, Chichen Itza's structures were of sacred importance for the Maya empire, and the ancient ruins still captivate and impress today.
| Cheapest travel month: June | Flight: PS352 | Transport to Wonder: PS75 | Entrance fee: PS5 | Accommodation: PS300 | Food: PS46 | Total: PS777 | Christ Redeemer CHICHEN ITZA, MEXICO FEATURING temples, pyramids and columned arcades, Chichen Itza's structures were of sacred importance for the Maya empire, and the ancient ruins still captivate and impress today.