Mexico Chichén Itzá El Castillo

One of the new Seven Wonders of the World and the best restored Mayan site in the Yucatán, Chichén Itzá remains one of the most iconic images of Mexico, and a must-see for many travellers visiting the region. At the height of its power in the 10th century, Chichén Itzá commanded large swathes of the Yucatán peninsula and its cultural, administrative and ceremonial centre stretches over 2.5 square miles of cenote speckled landscape. Avoid the inevitable crowds by heading to the site early or late in the afternoon. With ongoing discoveries still being made, a good guide is highly recommended — they will be able to give you up-to-date findings not even listed in a guidebook yet, and a better understanding of the complex history and culture of the Mayans who built these famous pyramids.

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