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Light and Sound Show at Chichen Itza

After touring this iconic archeological site and learning about the beliefs of the Maya and the mysteries that surround this ancient civilization, you might be wondering if that’s the end of your visit. Fortunately, the magic of Chichen Itza continues after the sun goes down and you won’t want to leave until you’ve seen the famous light and sound show.

In the evening, people gather at the entrance of the archeological site and wait to enter. If you don’t speak Spanish, you can take advantage of the opportunity to rent special headphones that will let you listen to the narration in your native language. Once inside, you’ll be guided to your seat.

Evening Activities at Chichen Itza

Unleash your imagination while experiencing the sounds, colors, and ideas that will help to provide you with a better understanding of this ancient culture. The most important structures at the site will be illuminated one by one, while the narrator recites passages from the Popul Vuh, which tells the story of the creation of man according to Mayan theology.

Immerse yourself in the culture and take a closer look at the Mayas beliefs and worldview while admiring the magnificence of the architecture.

After wrapping up your visit to Chichen Itza, you can return home with the satisfaction of knowing that you now possess a better understanding of Mayan cosmology and the mysteries surrounding their civilization.

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