Kohunlich

Address:1.5hrs from the Port of Costa Maya
Kohunlich is another archeological site of ancient enriched Maya Civilization. In 600 AD, it was a worth to mention residential area of that time. The site was populated by dense tropical forests and thus has huge bio diversity. Sophisticated and splendid palaces, big statues were the trademarks of the spot. The area was inhabited by Maya peoples in 200 BC. City was inhabited by new buildings and monuments during the era 250 to 600 AD. Many of those constructions are still densely covered by greenery.

One of the great monuments was the “Pyramid of Sun”. This pyramid is from pre- classic time. On its central stair case, six huge stucco marks are present. Temple is characterized by three tiers, which are have symbolic meanings of Venus and Sun. Masks have height of 3 meters. Plaza, the ball court, Mervin, and some other structures are located at the entrance of temple.

Write a Review

Have you visited Kohunlich? Love it? Hate it? We welcome your review.
Roll over stars, then click to rate.



Activities and Keywords

View MoreSimilar Places to Kohunlich

Muyil Ruinson Federal Highway 307

Muyil and Chunyaxche, the modern names used to refer to this archaeological site, derived from two lagoons located on the area's outskirts. Muyil,

El Meco RuinsKilometro 2.7 carretera Puerto Juá

El Meco ruins are located just north of Cancun, on the way to Punta Sam. From the top of its pyramids - the highest archeological structure in
5.0

Coba Ruins MexicoCoba, Mexico

The Mayan ruins of Coba lie deep within the jungle of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico and hold ancient secrets and mysteries that to this day are
4.5

Tulum Mayan RuinsTulum Mayan ruins

The Tulum Mayan ruins are what now remain of a once very active port city, the foundations of which have been dated back, due to a deciphered

El Rey Mayan Ruins CancunBlvd Kukulcan Km 17, Zona Hotelera

The El Rey Mayan Ruins can be found on an impressive archaeological site in the popular Hotel Zone in Cancun. It features 47 edifices believed

Chacchoben Mayan RuinsTulum, Quintana Roo

Chacchoben Mayan Ruins is situated on the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico which is around 184 miles south of Cancun. Chacchoben also called the Mayan