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Chacmultún

Chacmultun is an ancient Maya site in Mexico’s Yucatan Province that dates to the late Preclassic period. “Chacmultun” means “mounds of red stone” in the Maya language, the site got this name from the...

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Chicanna

Chicanná was a Maya town that was built during the Classic period 600 A.D. to 830 A.D. The site was named after its most famous building, Structure II, which means “House of the Serpent...

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Chichen Itzá

Chichén Itzá is the largest of the archaeological cities of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. It is one of Mexico’s most visited tourist destinations. It was granted World Heritage...

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Cobá

Coba is a large ruined city of the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization, located in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. It is located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) east of the Maya site of Chichen...

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Comalcalco

Comalcalco is both a modern-day city located in Comalcalco Municipality about 45 miles (60 km) northwest of Villahermosa in the Mexican state of Tabasco and a Pre-Columbian Maya archaeological site. The literal English translation...

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Copán

Copán is an archaeological site of the Maya civilization located in the Copán Department of western Honduras, not far from the border with Guatemala. It was the capital city of a major Classic period...

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Dzibanche

Dzibanche is an archaeological site of the ancient Maya civilization located in southern Quintana Roo, in the Yucatan Peninsula of southeastern Mexico. Dzibanche was a major Maya city and investigations in the first decade...

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Dzibilchaltún

Dzibilchaltún is a Maya archaeological site in the Mexican state of Yucatán, approximately 10 miles north of state capital Mérida. In the view of modern researchers, the ancient builders of Dzibilchaltún may have chosen...

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Dzibilnocac

Dzibilnocac es un sitio arqueológico maya ubicado en el estado mexicano de Campeche, en la parte central de la región denominada Los Chenes. El lugar tiene una extensión aproximada de 1.32 km², cuenta con...

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Edzná

Edzná is a Maya archaeological site in the north of the Mexican state of Campeche. The site is open to visitors. The most remarkable building at the plaza is the main temple. Built on...

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