"Kohunlich Mayan Ruins" Ruinas Kohunlích by Ericasmurf99
Ruinas Kohunlích Travel Guide: 36 reviews and 129 photos
I love Mayan culture, so this was a dream come true for me to visit. We couldn't stay long, this was a day tip for us as cruise ship passengers, but it was so very worth it. Our guide was very nice and knew everything about his culture and Kohunlich.
I had a wonderful day here, please enjoy my page and photos.
These facts are taken from my textbook: Meso America's Ancient Cities
Kohunlich is noted for its magnificent stucco masks of the Sun God, Kinich Ahau. These masks make up the lower four panels of the Pyramid of the Masks, and are noted for being the most refine and sensitive deity portrayals in all of Meso America.
Kohunlich is considered a late Preclassic Maya structure, and wasn't discovered until the late 1960's.
- Pros:Beautiful, historical, mystery
- Cons:Bring bug spray
This little guy followed our tour group all around - our guide said he sees him here al the time but doesn't know where... more travel advice
It is fairly well-preserved and is exceptional because of its length - 42 metres. You should know that the winners were... more travel advice
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