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China unveils ice replica of Chichén Itzá’s famous Kukuklcán Pyramid

Artists in China have created a replica of the Pyramid of Kukulcán made entirely out of ice.

Chichén Itzá stray dogs to be cleared out

State authorities have announced that they have kicked off an effort to clear stray dogs from Chichén Itzá.

Beware of new Chichén Itzá hot air balloon scam

Authorities in Yucatán are warning visitors to Chichén Itzá against fraudulent tour operators offering non-existent hot air balloon rides over the ancient site.

Adventurous pup illegally climbs Yucatán’s most famous landmark at Chichén Itzá

Once again, a clandestine visitor has broken the rules at Chichén Itzá by climbing Kukulcán’s famed pyramid. 

Chichén Itzá bounces back in a big way in 2021

Chichén Itzá has already become Mexico’s most visited archaeological site of 2021. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der Gracht

Blocked from Chichén Itzá, new-age pilgrims congregate in Uxmal

Both Chichén Itzá and Dzibilchaltún were closed to the public during the fall equinox due to concerns over COVID-19 infections, as well as land disputes. 

The great Kukulkán prepares for his descent, but no one will...

As was the case during the last spring equinox, Chichén Itzá closed for three days as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19.

A new way of looking at Yucatán’s famed Chichén Itzá

Chichén Itzá has gone from being thought of as simply one of many Mayan cities to nearly synonymous with Maya civilization itself.

Ejido owners near Chichén Itzá reject lowball offer for land

The land the government intends to buy would be used for the construction of Chichén Itzá’s Mayan Train station, as well...

Strike may force Chichén Itzá to shut down again

Chichén Itzá is Yucatán's most visited archaeological site by far. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der Gracht Workers at...

Yucatán is expecting its largest tourist boom in over a year

Beaches in Celestun and Sisal are expecting large amounts of visitors over the Easter holidays due to the closure of Progreso....

Mexico responds to maskless tourists with another Chichén Itzá shutdown

Some Chichén Itzá tourists wear masks, others don't, in this Jan. 5, 2021 file photo from The Associated Press.

Court sides with 25 tour guides banned from Chichén Itzá

Tourists have begun to return to Chichén Itzá in larger numbers over the past few months. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der...

Chichén Itzá’s spring equinox illusion will stream live on Facebook

The pandemic has closed Chichén Itza during the spring equinox, but the serpent's descent will be live on Facebook. Photo: Getty

Chichén Itzá cancels traditional Spring Equinox vigil in 2021

The Temple of Kukulkán in Chichén Itzá during the 2019 spring equinox. Foto: File Chichén Itzá is to...

Authorities give OK to open new sections of Chichén Itzá

Ancient carved stone columns in Chichén Viejo. Photo: File Mexico's Institue of History and Anthropology has announced that...

Visiting Chichén Itzá to be a little more expensive

Visitors have begun returning to Chichén Itzá in greater numbers since the beginning of the holidays. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der...

Tourist held after she illegally climbs Chichén Itzá pyramid

Kukulkán Pyramid, before regulations prohibited tourists from climbing the famous structure. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der Gracht A...

Chichen Itza airport to relaunch?

Aircraft disembarking at Chichen Itza airport. Photo: File. Investors with Zenith Aero have announced plans to modernize and...

New findings shed light on ancient Maya royal house

Temple of the Jaguar, Chichen Itza, Yucatán. Photo: Carlos Rosado van der Gracht New research identifies inscriptions found...

Archaeology sites and museums in Yucatan opening soon

Photo: Getty INAH announced a staggered reopening of Yucatan's archaeological zones and related museums. The...

Most of Mexico’s archaeological sites reopening, but not Chichen Itza

After closing for five months due to the coronavirus restrictions, the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan opened its doors to...

Unspoiled land at Chichen Itza is available for development

Here is an opportunity to take advantage of the growing demand for agri-tourism and eco-resorts at the...

Chichen Itza to close during one of its busiest periods, the...

The spring equinox is a special time at Chichén Itza. Photo: arizona.edu Authorities concerned about the coronavirus pandemic...