Yucatán and Campeche States Sights

Chicanná

  • Off Carretera 186, Km. 141 Map It
  • Chicanná
  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Published 08/21/2015

Fodor's Review

Of the four buildings surrounding the main plaza, Estructura II, on the east side, is the most impressive. On its intricate facade are well-preserved sculpted reliefs and faces with long twisted noses—symbols of Chaac. In typical Chenes style, the doorway represents the mouth of the creator-god Itzámná. Surrounding the opening are large crossed eyes, fierce fangs, and earrings to complete the stone mask, which still bears traces of blue and red pigments.

Sight Information

Address:

Off Carretera 186, Km. 141, 10 km (6½ mi) west of Xpujil, Chicanná, Campeche, Mexico

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Sight Details:

  • M$42
  • Daily 8–5

Published 08/21/2015

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