Chichen Itza (Maya . ” On the shore of Pozo Warlocks water ” Huasteca ” Feathered Serpent “) is one of the major archaeological sites of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico , located in the municipality of Tinum in Yucatan state . Vestige important and renowned Mayan civilization , the main buildings that remain there correspond to the time of the decline of Mayan culture itself known by archaeologists as the post-classical period.
Dzibilchaltún is a Mayan archaeological site located in the Mexican state of Yucatan, about 17 kilometers north of Merida, the state capital . Its name means “where there is writing on flat stones”
Oxkintoc is an archaeological site that is located in the municipality of Maxcanú , in the state of Yucatan in Mexico . Its name comes from the words in Mayan (ox , three , kin : sun, tok : stone) and means ” stone of the three suns ”
Ek Balam is a Mayan archaeological site in Yucatan, Mexico . It is located 30 km . north of the city of Valladolid , 2 km . the Mayan village of Ek Balam. In Yucatec Maya , eek ‘ Baalam means ” black jaguar”
Mayapan , the archaeological site was a Mayan city late post-classic period . It is located in the southern state of Yucatan in Mexico about 40 kilometers away from the city of Merida , the state capital .
Uxmal is an ancient Mayan city of the classical period . Today it is one of the most important archaeological sites of the Mayan culture , along with Chichen Itza and Tikal. It is located in the so-called Puuc region and is the representative ciudadmás of this architectural style . It is located 62 km south of Merida , capital of Yucatan in Mexico . Its buildings stand out for their size and decoration.
Kohunlich is the name of a city and Mayan ceremonial center , located about 65 kilometers from Chetumal , Quintana Roo, in the region of Rio Bec , near the border between Mexico and Belice.1 The layout of the buildings and the remains of water pipes and tanks suggests that Kohunlich was an important city at the time . On this site are about 200 mounds , although many of them still remain inexcavados and even invaded by vegetation.
Chacchoben is a Mayan archaeological site located near the eponymous town of Chacchoben , 70 km . Mexican city of Chetumal. Its name refers to the “red corn.” The site corresponds to the largest settlement to date reported in the area known as the Lakes Region area .
Coba is an archaeological site of pre-Columbian culture , located in southeastern Mexico , in the territory now occupied by the state of Quintana Roo, about ninety kilometers east of Chichén Itzá and about forty northwest of Tulum.
Coba is an archaeological site of pre-Columbian culture , located in southeastern Mexico , in the territory now occupied by the state of Quintana Roo, about ninety kilometers east of Chichén Itzá and about forty northwest of TulumEl possible meaning of Cobá could be ” cob ” means “what has moisture or moss ” and ” to ” or ” ha ” meaning “water” , ie “water with moss ” or ”
Tulum was a walled city of the Mayan culture located in the state of Quintana Roo, southeast of Mexico , on the coast of the Sea Caribe.La city received in ancient Mayan name Zama (meaning dawn or morning in Maya ) and the current , Tulum (meaning in Maya palisade or wall ), which seems to have been used to refer to the city when it was in ruins .
The archaeological site or archaeological site is located about 10 kilometers east of the present town of Ocosingo , 115 kilometers away from Palenque and 85 kilometers from San Cristobal de las Casas (Chiapas ) in Mexico . The name that currently the city , Tonina , is known comes from a word in the Tzeltal language , with the meaning in Spanish of The stone house or the place where sculptures rise in stone in honor of the time ,
Bonampak is a Maya archaeological site located in the Lacandon Jungle , located in the municipality of Ocosingo, in the state of Chiapas , Mexico and about 30 km south of the great city of Yaxchilan and the border with Guatemala . It is a small archaeological site , which was dependent on Yaxchilán .
Yaxchilán ( Green Stones in Maya) is a city of the Mayan civilization which is located on the Usumacinta River in the municipality of Ocosingo the current state of Chiapas , Mexico . Yaxchilan is known for the many quality sculptures found at the site
Tenam Bridge is an archaeological site of Mayan culture located in the valley of Balum Canan , in the municipality of La Trinitaria , 12 kilometers south of Comitan , Chiapas , Mexico.
It is the tallest building and most important of the ancient city of Lakam Ha, capital of the kingdom of B’aakal belonging to the Mayan culture during the Late Classic , currently located in the Mexican state of Chiapas , near the Usumacinta River. It was built under the reign of K ‘ inich Janaab Pakal , “Shield Ave- Hanab Face Solar” also called Pakal or Pacal the Great ( 603 AD –
Palenque is a Mayan city located in what is now the Mexican state of Chiapas , near the Usumacinta River. It is one of the most impressive sites of this culture. Compared to other Mayan cities , it is considered of medium size : smaller than Tikal or Copán , noted for its architectural and sculptural heritage .
Hochob is a Mayan archaeological site located in the Mexican state of Campeche, in the region called Los Chenes . The site was built on a natural hill of about 30 meters, whose top was flattened to be used as basamente the unique set of buildings of the place, its approximate dimensions are from east to west 200 meters and 50 meters from north to south.
Calakmul ( “City of the two Adjacent Pyramids” is a pre-Hispanic Mayan urban center in the southeastern Mexican state of Campeche, in the Peten region Hearty , in the heart of the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve of 1,800,000 acres and few kilometers from the border with Guatemala . the site has about 70 square kilometers and more than 6,000 structures.
Becan is a Mayan archaeological site located in the Mexican state of Campeche. It is characterized by being surrounded by a unique pit in the Maya area , which some researchers bears witness to a continuous warfare between this and other cities in the region , and for others it represents a clear spatial division of social classes , being the inner area where buildings rise of monumental architecture , reserved for the elite