Chichen Itza

by brennen wages

Most people don't know that Chichen Itza has one of the greatest monuments called El Castillo. Also Chichen Itza was one of the greatest Mayan cities.And in their time Chichen Itza had some of the greatest advancements. And Chichen Itza was built around two sinkholes. Chichen Itza also had a very diverse population. El Castillo was a very important part of Chichen Itza.


Chichen Itza means "At the mouth of the well of the Itza." This makes sense because Chichen Itza was built around two sinkholes. Chichen Itza was built around two sink holes to provide water year round. One of these sinkholes was used for human sacrifice in time of drought.


Chichen Itza had a very diverse population. And Chichen Itza was one of the largest cities. And people who lived in Chichen Itza were very skilled craftsman, Potters, Weavers, And Jewelers.The great city was built in Yucatan, Mexico.


El Castillo was a very important part of the ancient city Chichen Itza. El Castillo dominates the center of the great Mayan city. also El Castillo was built on top of a older much smaller temple. And when they built El Castillo it was meant to be used as a calendar for the city.


Chichen Itza was one of the greatest Mayan cities. Chichen Itza was one of the greatest Mayan cities because of its very diverse population. Chichen Itza was built around two sinkholes. El Castillo was a very important part of the great Mayan city.




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