The Mayan Pyramids
Mayan pyramids – where are the most famous and mysterious?
Vacation in Mexico is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and can compete with other countries by the richness and variety of its attractions. One of the main peculiarities of this country of course are the Mayan pyramids. In fairness it should be noted that the authorship of these structures belong not only to the tribe of the Maya, but many other peoples of Mesoamerica, who inhabited these areas thousands of years ago. The Mayan pyramids were built for centuries by the Aztecs, Toltecs and other influential tribal associations, but the laurels of their creation went to the Mayan architects.
Pyramids in Mexico are quite complex structures of the ancient Indians. Most of these buildings are still buried under a thick layer of sand and earth, safely hidden from prying eyes by lush tropical vegetation. Many of the pyramid looks like only the regular green hill, but the inside can be laminated engineering structures, holds the secrets of history. In this case, the oldest building is inside, and above it was built later pyramids and veneer.
The most famous sights of Mexico are at Teotihuacan, the ancient capital of the Aztecs. Here are the largest of the pyramids of the moon and the Sun, which is preserved in the excellent the state, as well as the temple of the deity of the Maya – Quetzalcoatl. Other popular landmarks include the pyramids in Chichen Itza, Cholula, and Uxmal.
The Mayan pyramids at Chichen Itza represent a range, which includes all sorts of urban buildings intended for the accommodation, observing the movement of the planets, sports and entertainment of its ancient inhabitants. Tours in Cancun are very popular with all visitors to these places. Near these places in Tulum are majestic and mysterious Mayan pyramids. Furthermore, very near the ancient complex offers a beautiful view of the sea.
Mexico is the richest country in the number of monuments of history. Ancient Indian villages and the Mayan pyramids are scattered almost all over the Yucatan Peninsula. The most visited complexes of these places are incredible architectural structures located in Kobe, Chichen Itzá and Ek-Balam.