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[an error occurred while processing this directive]Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza, Mexico

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The Observatory, Chichen-Itza, Mexico
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[an error occurred while processing this directive] Chichen-Itza is the largest ruined city of the Maya civilisation. It is located in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. Due to its proximity to the resort of Cancun, it is one of the most visited Mayan sites, and Mexico's top tourist destination. Chichen-Itza received recognition as a World Heritage Site in 1988.


El Castillo, Chichen-Itza, Mexico
El Castillo, Chichen-Itza, Mexico
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Chichen-Itza was inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 12th session of the World Heritage Committee in Brasilia, Brazil, 5 - 9 December, 1988.

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N20 40 0.012 W88 35 60 in the municipality of Tinum, in the state of Yucatan, in Mexico
Inscription Year: 1988
Type of Site: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: I, II, III


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