Travel Photography Photos tagged as monuments
The ruins of the Castle constructed by Mayans at Tulum
A full view of the Castle
The wall surrounding the Castle at Tulum
A map showing the area of Tulum on the east coast of Mexico, with mercantile routes.
A Mexican woman carving a statue from wood, sitting in the grounds of Chiche-Itza, Mexico
The detailed layout plan of the Mayan capital of Chichen-Itza
The tablet explains the detailed description of the building which housed the Ball Game room in Chichen-Itza
The natural sink holes. One of the most impressive of these is the Cenote Sagrado, which was a place of pilgrimage for ancient Maya people who, according to ethno-historic sources, would conduct sacrifices during times of drought. Archaeological investigations support this as thousands of objects have been removed from the bottom of the cenote, including materials such as gold, carved jade, copal, pottery, flint, obsidian, shell, wood, rubber, cloth, as well as skeletons of children and men.
The building where was housed El Patio de las Pelotas, the courtyard where the Mayan elite used to play ball.
The remains of a Courtyard wall
The tablet describes the details of the building where Mayans had their steam baths, with waiting rooms with heated stones.
The map of the ancient capital of Yucatan showing the layout of various monuments, temples and other buildings used for religious and social ceremonies.