17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
The Castle of Chichen Itza

The Mayan Culture has many constructions all over the Yucatan Peninsula, Chichen Itzá is one of the main ceremonial centres of this civilization, and during spring, very few minutes before the sunrise, the milky way crows the castle. And after hundreds of years, this phenomenon is still alive in present day. The Mayan Magic

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Date Taken: 04.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Chichen Itza, Mexico
Copyright: © Roberto Fernandez
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