Mayan Ruins

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Ruins of the many ancient Mayan kingdoms cdan be found all over central America...The best exist, in my estimation, in the Yucatan and Guatemala...but not to ignore the beauty and mystery of the others found in Belize and Honduras and so on...

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Kukulkan Pyramid/Chichen-Itza, known as "El Catillo" (The Castle). Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico - I want to visit it soooo bad; Places Around The World, Travel Around The World, Around The Worlds, Mayan Ruins, Ancient Ruins, Places To Travel, Places To See, Travel Destinations, Step Pyramid

Kukulkan Pyramid

The Kukulkan Pyramid in Chichen-Itza, known as “El Castillo” (the castle), is one of the new seven wonders of the world elected on 07.07.07. Rainy days have their compensations!!

Mayan ruins, south side of Uxmal, the house of the doves as seen from the top of the great pyramid, Yucatan, Mexico Mayan Ruins, Ancient Ruins, Ancient History, Ancient Greek, Cancun, Tulum, Places Around The World, Around The Worlds, Beau Site

Mayan ruins at the south side of Uxmal, the house of the doves as seen from the top of the great pyramid, Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico

Chichen Itza It is the largest of the archaeological cities of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. Quite Interesting. One of the Wonders of the World. Places Around The World, The Places Youll Go, Places To Visit, Around The Worlds, Mayan Ruins, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Greek, Peru, Chichen Itza Mexico

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Tulum Mayan ruins, Yucatan, Mexico - & of the Frescos& was used as an observatory for tracking the movements of the sun. Niched figurines of the Maya “diving god” or Venus deity decorate the facade of the temple. Riviera Maya, Tulum Mayan Ruins, Places To Travel, Places To See, Places Around The World, Around The Worlds, Cozumel, Mayan History, Machu Picchu

Tulum, Mexico (MFH1248)

A collection of images shot by Francis Bond at the beach town of Tulum, Mexico in the Yucatan. These images are for sale as prints or digital images at photography.francisbond.com/galleries/tulum-mexico

Date: circa BCE Location: Comalcalco, Tabasco, México One of the Pyramids from the Olmec civilization in Parque Central Comalcalco. Mayan Ruins, Ancient Ruins, Tabasco Mexico, Places To Travel, Places To See, Wonderful Places, Beautiful Places, Destination Voyage, Archaeological Site

Comalcalco - Tabasco, México / Comalcalco is both a modern-day city located in Comalcalco Municipality about 60 km northwest of Villahermosa in the Mexican state of Tabasco and a Pre-Columbian Maya archaeological site. The literal English translation of "Comalcalco" is "In the house of the comals". A comal is a pan used to prepare food.

Hidden in the jungle, the mayan ruins of Yaxchilan, Chiapas / Mexico (by Andy Weiss). Mayan Ruins, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Greek, Aztec Ruins, Places To Travel, Places To See, Travel Destinations, Beautiful World, Beautiful Places

Hidden in the jungle, the mayan ruins of...

Hidden in the jungle, the mayan ruins of Yaxchilan, Chiapas / Mexico (by Andy Weiss).

The Pyramid of the Magician, The Magician’s House, and The Pyramid of the Dwarf are all names for the 115 feet tall grand pyramid of the Maya at Uxmal. Archaeological evidence suggests that the city was founded some time in the century AD. Uxmal means Mayan Ruins, Ancient Ruins, Places To Travel, Places To See, Archaeological Site, Ancient Architecture, Ancient Civilizations, Mexico Travel, Central America

,Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico www.yucatantoday.com/en/topics/uxmal Uxmal (OOSH-mahl) means "'built three times" in the Mayan language, and though its name is a mystery, its beauty is not. Dates back to A D 700, with up to 25,000 inhabitants @ one time.

Maya Ruin at Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico Aztec Ruins, Mayan Ruins, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Art, Ancient Greek, Tikal, Mesoamerican, Ancient Architecture, Gothic Architecture

Maya Ruin at Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico

Stone faces are a standard architectural feature of probably all Maya sites.

Coba (Cobá in the Spanish language) is a large ruined city of the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization, located in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. Coba Ruins, Mayan Ruins, Ancient Ruins, Aztec Ruins, Coba Mexico, Cancun Mexico, Quintana Roo Mexico, Riviera Maya, Riviera Beach

ChichenItza Bob (@ChichenItzaBob)

The latest Tweets from ChichenItza Bob (@ChichenItzaBob). Bob lives to explain all things Maya plus provide service to Puerto Morelos & Cancun travelers & the Mexican hospitality trade. Puerto Morelos

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View from inside a Pok-a-Tok field (I think). My bro took this picture, but he couldn't be bothered to upload it, apparently. MexiNick 242

Ek' Balam, MEX — This is the temple in which Ukit Kan Le'k Tok' is supposedly buried. Excavations began in when it was just a mound. doorway is in the shape of a monster-like mouth, probably depicting a jaguar. Aztec Ruins, Mayan Ruins, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Greek, Mayan History, Ancient History, Maya Civilization, Aztec Culture, Ancient Architecture

Ek Balam MEX - Winged Maya Warriors 01

Structure 1 or the Acropolis on the North side of the site is the largest structure at Ek' Balam and is believed to contain the tomb of Ukit Kan Le'k Tok', an important ruler in Ek’ Balam. Excavations on it began in 1998, when it was just a mound. This is the temple in which Ukit Kan Le'k Tok' is supposedly buried, called El Trono (‘The Throne’). The doorway is in the shape of a monster-like mouth, probably depicting a jaguar.

photography in Mexico -- Statue of an ancient Mayan warrior in a jungle setting in Mexico's Riviera Maya region.Travel photography in Mexico -- Statue of an ancient Mayan warrior in a jungle setting in Mexico's Riviera Maya region. Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Art History, Riviera Maya, Maya Civilization, Inka, Aztec Art, Mexican Art, Ancient Artifacts

givemesomesoma:Statue of an ancient Mayan warrior in a jungle... (NeoMexicanismos)

givemesomesoma: Statue of an ancient Mayan warrior in a jungle setting in Mexico’s Riviera Maya region. © David A. Kamm

The Maya city of Ek Balam ("black jaguar") is a recently opened archaeological site which is between Cancun and Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico. Aztec Ruins, Mayan Ruins, San Salvador, Machu Picchu, Jaguar Noir, Mayan History, Ancient History, Mayan Cities, Black Jaguar

Highlights of the Yucatan Peninsula

Cool photos and descriptions of the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico by The Flying Kiwi, a professional photographer from New Zealand who now lives in the USA.