"Ball Court at Chichen Itza" Top 5 Page for this destination Chichén Itzà Tip by whitneyone

Chichén Itzà, Playa del Carmen: 21 reviews and 42 photos

  Tall man half way down the ball court
by whitneyone
 
 

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The Mayans who built this searched for limestone which was best for acoustics. If you stand at the far end of the ball court and speak in a regular voice the person standing on the other end (which is about the length of a football field) can hear you. You can only prove this to yourself after the crowds have left and you have the place almost to yourself.

Address: Chichen Itza

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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