"CENOTE" Top 5 Page for this destination Estado de Yucatán Things to Do Tip by Helga67

Estado de Yucatán Things to Do: 89 reviews and 180 photos

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You can find a cenote on almost every site. These are sacred natural wells, used by the Mayas to bring sacrifices to please their gods. It is told that female virgins were sacrified, but divers found the remains of men, women and children. Also artefacts and valuable gold and jade jewellery were recovered.

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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