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Cenote Ik kil

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Closed Open from 9:00am-5:00pm
Address: Carretera Costera del Golfo | 3 Kilometros de la zona arqueologica de Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza 97757, Mexico
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Phone: +52 999 437 0148

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Ik Kil Cenote, or Cenote Ik kil, Ik Kil Cenote, or Cenote Ik kil, is a part of Ik Kil in the northern part of the Yucatan Peninsula, close to the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza.   Cenote, limestone pits, cenotes, cave-like caves, shafts, here refers to natural limestone pits, sinkholes. The word Cenote comes from ts''onot, a Mayan language (Yucatec Maya), meaning lowland.   Yucatan Maya is the Yucatan dialect of the ancient Maya language dating back five thousand years.   The Mayans used Cenotes to worship.   Ik Kil is sacred to the Mayans, and this place serves as a place where the Mayans worshipped their rain god Chaac.   This place was once again regarded by the Maya as a place to relax.  In the deep water area of this tiankeng, cave explorers and archaeologists have discovered jewelry fragments and bone fragments.   One said, the tiankeng was formed by rain erosion; the other said, the tiankeng was formed by the impact of a meteorite. The opening of the tiankeng hole opens up to the sky, about 26 meters (85 feet) from the ground down to the water surface, with a winding path spiraling from the ground down to the water surface; spring water on the pit wall flows to the pit pond, but the water in the pit pond does not look The tiankeng is about 60 meters (200 feet) in diameter, and the water depth is about 40 meters (130 feet).   Someone walked from the ground to near the surface of the water and then slowly dived into the water. Someone dived from a halfway platform.   I have a fear of heights, but luckily I don’t have a fear of hypoxia, so I happily went into the water. I just think time flies too fast, next time I find a way to soak for a day. Because the tiankeng is located near the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza, on the road to Valladolid, we will visit Chichen Itza first, then visit the tiankeng, and then visit Valladolid. San Gervasio Church, back to the Cancun Hotel Zone Long Causeway is already night. At night, I took a "free" ride to see the beaches and lagoon beaches of the Cancun Long Causeway again, because although I reminded several times, the driver was excited all the way and drove to the airport, forgetting to stop and put me down... Then, I myself Go back to the hotel.   Then... No matter what happens at night, the morning is always so beautiful. Of course, I slept again by the rooftop pool until the morning sun and sea breeze awakened me.   Thinking back, the best vacation is the bubbles at the bottom of the pit and sleeping on the roof. Traveling around the horses and flowers is just tourism, not a vacation. 【Scenery】Natural scenery, unique cave. [Fun] Swimming, diving, viewing, sightseeing, free choice, suitable for men, women and children. [Value for money] Very worth a visit. Very cost-effective.

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