At the end of the Early Classic Period, around the year 600 AD, Chichen Itza was one of the largest and most prominent Maya cities. Nowadays, Chichen Itza is undoubtedly a Maya site with the best preservation on the Yucatan Peninsula. It is not only UNESCO World Heritage, it is also one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Moreover, it´s definitely one of the most iconic places of the country, a site that you should not miss on a trip to Mexico.
Various different architectural styles are can be seen in Chichen Itza. Most famous landmarks are the Temple of Kukulkan (“El Castillo”) and the Ballgame Court. However, the Platform of the Skulls, the Temple of the Jaguar, the Observatory, the One Thousand Columns, and the Sacred Cenote are also quite famous. The cosmological and mathematical knowledge applied in the constructions of this site. So, this tour includes a guided visit to the archaeological zone of Chichen Itza and a lunch buffet.