This pyramid is impressive! It shows how the Mayans were some the the most advanced mathematicians and astrologers known the human kind.
About Kukulcan Pyramid
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The secrets of Kukulcan are truly amazing and reveal some very interesting aspects of the Mayan civilization. It is the center piece at Chichen Itza.
This temple has reviews under two different names - Kukulcan Temple and El Castillo. Be sure to read my review of this temple under the El Castillo name.
Very interesting talk from our guide, I'll not spoil it except to add that the explanation about why everyone is clapping their hands is quite surprising.
it is amazing how this was built without machines, the astrology behind the making of this and how it echos when you clap but not yell. I would recommend going early right when they open by pm it is very hot and crowded. In the...More
The visible part (pyramid) is very impressive, especially when you learn mathematical and astronomical facts behind it. And there is another pyramid inside and one more inside the second pyramid. This structure showcases Mayan sophisticated calendar system. Really a wonder for you to enjoy.
How did they do this? Both a calendar and sound machine that creates the same sound as the ancient bird they admire. I'm in awe. Don't miss this "wonder of the world." Make sure to take a guided tour so you learn all the details....More
Undisputed the best conserved pre-Hispanic city in Yucatan, you can’t miss visiting Chichen Itza, it’s 2 hours’ drive from Playa del Carmen and 2 hours guided visit, it means that all in all, you have to plan a full day to visit the ruins. The...More
A great historical structure depicting Mayan culture based on Sun and other planets . There are 3 structure one covering another . The RE are 2 doors on 2 sides of external structure which leads you to second structure, the inner most structure was not...More
Amazing that we can see the hieroglyphics after all this time. The pyramids are a must see if interested in history of the Mayans.