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Chichén Viejo will make you fall in love with Chichén Itzá...

Walking through Chichén Viejo's arch, the splendor and scope of the site begins to come into focus

Chichén Viejo was supposed to be open to the public by...

The newly restored section of Chichén Itzá runs along roughly a half mile through a recently created path. And apparently, it’s still off-limits.

New section of Chichén Itzá to open to the public 

A previously off-limits area of Chichén Itzá is about to open to the public for the very first time.

Chichén Itzá adds new feather to its cap as one of...

Chichén Itzá has been declared one of the 10 most famous and Instagrammable heritage sites worldwide.

What you need to know about video mapping shows at Chichén...

There is no question that Yucatán's video mapping shows are cool, but are they worth the steep cost?

Let’s talk about that ‘Mayan scoreboard’ found at Chichén Itzá

Much of what you've read is wrong. Here is what you should know about this amazing find.

‘Kukulkán Nights’ light show returns to Chichén Itzá

Yucatán's famous light-and-sound shows always break down, but they always come back — eventually. "Kukulkán Nights," which is projected on Chichén Itzá's iconic pyramid, is...

Chichén Viejo: Housing complex for the Mayan elite is emerging as...

Archaeologists in Piste have revealed a newly discovered group of structures at Chichén Itzá believed to have been part of an elite housing complex...

Another Chichén Itzá climber attacked and arrested

A tourist from Poland was arrested, and assaulted by other tourists, after being the latest to attempt to ascend the ancient pyramid at Chichén...

“Uncovered” Episode 2, with José Gómez Rogríguez and the story of...

This week on episode 2 of “Uncovered,” we speak with the pioneering tour guide José Gómez Rodríguez and the discovery that made him a sensation in the world of archaeology. 

Chichén Itzá is closed. So why are tourists climbing Kukulkán?

INAH employees are accused of profiting from Chichén Itzá’s shutdown by allowing their own visitors to roam the ancient pyramid and observatory.

Rule-breaker who climbed Chichén Itzá pyramid fined US$250

The woman berated by fellow tourists and detained by authorities for illegally climbing Chichén Itzá’s Kukulkán pyramid is reported to have paid a fine...

Tourists boo rule-breaker who climbed Chichén Itzá’s famous Kukulkán pyramid

When a woman illegally climbed Chichén Itzá’s famous Kukulkán pyramid over the weekend, other tourists showed their displeasure. The tourist had been yelling obscenities near...

Piste residents angry as new Mayan train station is moved out...

The plans, announced just days ago, Tren Maya passengers disembarking on the outskirts of Pisté on their way to Chichén Itzá. Previously, the train stop was to be in town.

Pisté de Chichén Itzá — From Mayan antiquity to the Caste...

During antiquity, Pisté was a part of Chichén Itzá’s outskirts, stretching out several miles in every direction from the archaeological park that exists today. 

INAH to open 2 more archaeological sites to the public on...

Mexico has announced plans to open two new archaeological sites to the public in Quintana Roo. 

The Mystery of Mérida’s Ciudad Maya

Until the early 1980s, the Mayan-themed restaurant and nightclub Ciudad Maya was one of the hottest spots in Mérida.

How to avoid scams, hazards and getting kicked out at Chichén...

Avoid scammers and crowds at Chichén Itzá with our 10 essential tips.

INAH working to reopen the archaeological sites that are still closed

After over two years of closing due to the pandemic, a handful of archaeological sites in Yucatán remain off limits. The most notable of these...

Tensions rise in Chichén Itzá as locals denounce fraudulent land deals

Locals in the town of Pisté near Chichén Itzá say that crooked land deals threaten to privatize infrastructure in Chichén Itzá.

Thousands flock to witness Spring Equinox illusion in Chichén Itzá under...

Huge crowds gathered over the weekend to observe the spring equinox at the archeological site of Chichén Itzá.

Kukulkán gets the last laugh as INAH reverses course on spring...

The capacity of the archaeological site will be capped at 15,000 to allow for social distancing and avoid the spread of COVID-19.

INAH denies spotlight to the great Kukulkán during summer solstice yet...

Just like last year, and the year before that, the great Kukulkán is preparing for his descent down Chichén Itzá’s most famous pyramid, but no adoring pilgrims will be there to see him.

Chichén Itzá hikes entrance fee yet again

This most recent entrance fee hike is already the second increase this year, bringing the total to 571 pesos, or 27 USD.
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