The Chichen Itza's Mayan city represents the most intact and impressive of the Ruins of the Mayan civilization that the modern world preserves. It has the record best restored of the way of living spiritual, domesticate, and of the agriculture of the Mayan ancestors. Its culture has influenced many areas of architecture, art, and astronomy of our modern world.
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The Mayans are famous for their brilliant and advanced astronomic knowledges. Nowadays in the Peninsula of Yucatan and in Chiapas's State, the Mayan culture stays, exist about four to six million persons, who speak approximately 30 dialects and preserve many ethnic traditions. Many spiritual aspects of the Mayan life and the intention of their old cities, are still exercised with offerings and peregrinations to the modern Churches, often fusing the Catholicism with the Mayan ancient beliefs..

Around the year 550 A. C. the Mayans settled themselves in Chichen Itza (Mayan word that means " the mouth of the well"). Chichen Itza is located in a sylvan area on limestone across which, the rainwater slips past and is supported between the rocks of the subsoil. These water channels are known like "cenotes". The cenotes, were the oasis of the community, plenty of rainwater provided the necessary things to live. Chichen Itza as other Mayan centers, was firstly a ceremonial and spiritual site instead of a commercial area.

Chichen Itza is nominated to be one of the new 7 wonders of the modern world along with the Acropolis in Athens, the China's Great Wall, Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Kremlin in Moscow and the statue of liberty among others. To see the full list, click here.
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The Castle Venus Platform Tzompantli Sacred Cenote Bearded Man Temple of the warriors Ballcourt Jaguars & Eagles Platform Plaza of the thousand columns The observatory The akab dzib The Chichan Chob The Xtoloc Cenote The House of the Deer The Ossuary The Market The Steam Bath The Nunnery Entrance