Floating Down the River Of Xcaret, Riviera Maya. Xcaret is a Maya civilization archaeological site located on the Caribbean coastline of the Yucatán Peninsula, in the modern-day state of Quintana Roo in Mexico.
Chichén Itzá is the largest of the archaeological cities of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. It is one of Mexico's most visited tourist destinations. It was granted World Heritage Site status in 1988 by UNESCO World Heritage Site and was recently selected as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
mirador_danta El Mirador has been only partly mapped, but the scale of its central public architecture is vast beyond anything undertaken by Hasaw- Cha'an-K'awiil of Tikal or his son Yax'kin Cha'an K'awiil, or any other contemporaries anywhere, during the Classic apogee of Maya civilization.
Maya – Facts & Summary #empire #photos http://texas.remmont.com/maya-facts-summary-empire-photos/ # Introduction The Maya Empire, centered in the tropical lowlands of what is now Guatemala, reached the peak of its power and influence around the sixth century A.D. The Maya excelled at agriculture, pottery, hieroglyph writing, calendar-making and mathematics, and left behind an astonishing amount of impressive architecture and symbolic artwork. Most of the great stone cities of the Maya were…
Palenque Temple Of The Inscriptions, 675AD, Mexico The Temple of the Inscriptions is the largest Mesoamerican stepped pyramid structure at the pre-Columbian Maya civilization site of Palenque, located in the modern-day state of Chiapas, Mexico. The Temple has been significant in the study of the ancient Maya, owing to the samples of hieroglyphic text found on the Inscription Tablets, the sculptural panels on the piers of the building, and the finds inside the tomb of Mayan ruler Pakal.