Being a huge sports fan I found this part of the tour very interesting, the whole game concept and they meaning of the sacrifice after the game it’s just mystical.
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Enjoy with guided tours to see old traditions of the Maya civilization.It"s a part of history that we must to see and to learn.
Try to make the noise from one side to the other the acoustics are fabulous I can't believe this site love it!! and this is one of the locations that you don't have to walk that much from the main pyramid
This ball game arena is, I think, the biggest yet discovered. The hoops are missing and although the size is certainly impressive, and some wall carvings remain we far preferred the ball game arena at Coba. Coba’s is much smaller but hoops in place, some...More
I recommend a guided tour of Chichen Itza because the guides are very knowledgeable about the entire site. They will explain how this game of juego de pelota was played and that it was more a ritual than a game. You will enjoy visiting the...More
Another must see in Chichen Itza. The site is amazing and you can even imagine the teams playing and the audience. Games could take up to 5 days and the guy that scored had the privilege to be put to death.
This is more than twice as large as a regular soccer field where the Mayan warrior ball players tried played with a ball made of rubber and bounced it off the wall using everything else except their hands, much like the modern soccer, except that...More
Don't miss this site while visiting Chichen Itza. The size of the ball court is very impressive. I can't imagine how anybody was able to get the ball through the rings without using arms or legs/feet.