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Address: Chichen Itza 97751, Mexico
Phone Number: 529841475210
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This natural well, spanning 60 meters in diameter and reaching a depth of...

This natural well, spanning 60 meters in diameter and reaching a depth of 22 meters, was used by the Mayans as a sacrificial pit for virgins, warriors and even infants.

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Within the grounds at Chichen Itza

Interesting - it is a bit of a walk to get there, especially as you have to pass all the traders on the way.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

5 stars! This was an amazing trip! It's a place that I've wanted to visit since I was a child. It took my breath away. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and kept us entertained. I would recommend to anyone I know!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting - it is a bit of a walk to get there, especially as you have to pass all the traders on the way.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This site is located on the main archaeological site of Chichen Itza. It's located about 1000 feet from the site. The lined pathway has loads of stalls with various souvenirs. You get to the end to see the green coloured water filled cenote. The scared cenote where the sacrifices we thrown in. There is a small cafe to get something... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of walking lots of local stuff everywhere. Nice history lesson of the Mayan people. Incredible temple but you can't go in

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

If you're already in Chichen Itza, might as well walk about 500meters to the Sacred Cenote. The water is very murky and you won't see anything. For impressive Cenotes go to Ik Il, Dos Ojos, and Gran Cenote.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Cannot believe the history behind this magnificent place. You can almost imagine what went on so many years ago by standing by this place. A must see!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Guess its sacred but one the cenote i not wish to swim in but its not far from the main ruins and a easy walk sadly vendors all the way that real spoils this site

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We were on a tour that took us to the pyramid near by. On the bus drive to the cenote butterflies were all over the place. It was magical. We arrived at the cenote and relaxed for the later part of the afternoon. I could have stayed here all day just enjoying the view and cool water.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Booked through "This Is Cozumel" tours. We sailed Carnival Dream cruise I to Cozumel and this is where EXCELLENCE begins. We caught a cab to the Cozumel airport where a wonderful guide met us, explained how the tour would play out. Two pilots flew us in a private plane to Chicken Itzu airport, 2 taxi drivers met us, stayed with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Imagine how many lives were taken here! This place makes you think for a while! The place is kind of disgusting, but the history there is amazing.

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