Chichen Itza, Yucatán

Chichen Itza Mexico

The well-preserved ruins of an ancient Mayan city.

Two hours west of Cancún stands one of the most popular archeological sites in Mexico. During its heyday between 600 and 1000 AD, Chichen Itza was an economic hub for the pre-Columbia Mayan people. Its ruins include multiple temples such as the breathtaking stone pyramid El Castillo, built for Kukulkan, a feathered serpeant god. For a more relaxing Chichen Itza experience, buy a guidebook at the gift shop and learn about the ruins on your own time. Oh, and get there early or prepare to battle some serious crowds.

If You Go

Yucatan, Mexico
Central America

+52 985 851 0137

http://www.inah.gob.mx/es/zonas/146-zona-arqueologica-de-chichen-itza


Hours: 
Seven days a week, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Public Transportation: 
From Playa del Carmen or Cancun, catch a public bus (run by ADO) to the city of Valladolid, where you can hop on a transfer to the ruins.

Recommended time to spend: 
At least three hours

Where to stay

Radisson Paraiso Hotel Mexico City

Radisson Paraiso Hotel Mexico City provides business travelers with a stress-free stay within minutes from many large corporation centers. Popular attractions like Carillo Gil Art Museum, Templo Mayor, KidZania Cuicuilco, and Six Flags Mexico are all within a 10 minute drive of the hotel.

Radisson Hotel Del Rey Toluca

Radisson Hotel Del Rey Toluca is situated directly in the business sector of the Tollocan neighborhood just off Highway 15. The indoor gardens, indoor pool, Malinalco Restaurant, Carruajes Bar, and fitness center are all amenities that are offered to our guests.

Radisson Hotel Quinta Rubelinas Cuernavaca

Surrounded by palm trees in the “City of Eternal Spring”, the Radisson Hotel Quinta Rubelinas Cuernavaca offers contemporary Mexican architecture in a garden setting. The hotel amenities include a business center, fitness center, outdoor pool, and free parking.

Radisson Poliforum Plaza Hotel Leon

The four-star accommodations of Radisson Poliforum Plaza Hotel Leon make both business and leisure travelers feel right at home. The hotel offers 24-hour room service, spa, heated outdoor pool, fitness center, and free parking.

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