Autumn Equinox at Chichen Itza 2015

On the evening of September 22, day of the beginning of the autumn equinox, on the north stairs of the Castle of Chichen Itza  , one serpent like projection is observed, consisting of seven triangles of light, invested as a result of the shadow cast by the nine platforms that building, at sunset.

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Although the process only takes about 45 minutes, thousands of people gather to contemplate and discover all the wisdom of the glorious civilization.

The pyramid is actually a giant calendar that indicates the changing seasons, the passage of time and demonstrates the profound knowledge of mathematics, geometry and astronomy that the Maya possessed.

The state official announced that about 60 percent of visitors are domestic tourists and 40 percent are foreigners, plus people who come to the site come to receive good vibes and energy by the phenomenon of the sun, mostly dressed in white, ready to wait for the fall season.

To facilitate visitors to the contemplation of the phenomenon, access to the Mayan site is allowed from 8 in the morning!

 

HOURS

Visiting hours at Chichen Itza is from 8:00 to 18:00. INAH-AAFY four lockers are enabled to provide prompt attention to visitors. The ticket prices for domestic visitors are from $ 145.00 ($ 64.00 INAH law and law AAFY $ 81.00) and for foreign visitors is $ 216.00 ($ 64.00 INAH law and law AAFY $ 152.00).

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