The Mayan World, Riviera Maya.

The Mayan World   The Maya civilization was developed over tree thousand years on the 500 thousand square km now occupied bye the Mexican states of Chiapas, Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatan and Quintana Roo; as well as the Central American countries of: Honduras, Guatemana, Belize and El Salvador. This region, known as the mundo Maya, encompasses many attractions like archeological sites, colonial cities, native communities, ecological reserves and diverse scenery. This section describes many sites that have been discovered relatively close to, or within, Cancun, one of them is the Hole Zone. In addition the archeological museum is next to Cancun Center.   Ruinas el Rey The largest archeological site in Cancun is located ant km 19 on Kukulcan Blvd; its name is El Rey. It includes plazas outlines by buildings and platforms that connect with a 200m path. The sites boom was from 1250 to 1500 a.d.   Kohunlich The main building is the Sun Temple, which 2m high masks have human characteristics and attributes of people from the history, such as fantastical features representing the Maya mythology. The anthropomorphic faces decorated with animal faces, which together, compliment the symbolism of the building.

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