Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Yucatán and Campeche States Travel Guide

Chichén Itzá

In 2007, this sublime Mayan city was named one of the "New 7 Wonders of the World"—a distinction that puts Chichén Itzá on par with Peru’s Machu Picchu and the Great Wall of China; now more than a million people per year come from all over the world to admire it. Those who are devoting more than a day to the magnificent and mysterious ruins often stay 2 km (1½ miles) west in Pisté, a tiny town that feels more like a

base camp. Hotels, restaurants, and shops there tend to be less expensive than those just outside the ruins in the Zona Hotelera (Hotel Zone).

Read More

Explore Chichén Itzá



Trending Stories
Trip Finder
Travel Phrases

Learn Spanish Phrases before or while you're on the go!

Download Now

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

How we use your email

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.