Local nameChichen Itzá
LocationTinum, Mexico

Chichen Itza was a large pre-Columbian city built by the Maya people of the Terminal Classic period. The archaeological site is located in Tinúm Municipality, Yucatán State, Mexico.Chichen Itza was a major focal point in the Northern Maya Lowlands from the Late Classic through the Terminal Classic and into the early portion of the Postclassic period. The site exhibits a multitude of architectural styles, reminiscent of styles seen in central Mexico and of the Puuc and Chenes styles of the Northern Maya lowlands. The presence of central Mexican styles was once thought to have been representative of direct migration or even conquest from central Mexico, but most contemporary interpretations view the presence of these non-Maya styles more as the result of cultural diffusion.

Chichen Itza was one of the largest Maya cities and it was likely to have been one of the mythical great cities, or Tollans, referred to in later Mesoamerican literature.

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Chichen Itza Entrance Ticket with Hospitality Suite from 45 USD


Entrance fee: MXN 75
Important: Additionally, the State Government through the Yucatan Tax Administration Agency charges a general admission of $ 406.00 and for Mexicans who accredit nationality through an official identification, the additional admission will be $ 127.00.

More information and contact


Official website

UNESCO Website

Phone +52 985 851 0137

Address Carretera Federal 180, Yucatán, Mexico

Coordinates 20°40'56.218" N -88°34'8.986" E

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