As previously announced, Chichen Itza inaugurates the Initial Series derived from the Mayan Train, thus enriching the diversity of attractions in the archaeological zone.
In total, 27 historic areas will experience improvements along the Mayan Train route.
With the imminent inauguration of the more than 1,500 kilometers of the Mayan Train, various archaeological relics previously closed due to insufficient care and funds will be opened to the public. Thus, travelers exploring this recent infrastructural development will have the opportunity to discover various vestiges of the Mayan civilization.
According to the latest statements from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), a total of 27 archaeological sites will undergo restoration and opening to the general public, which are of high historical importance.
Chichen Itza inaugurates the Initial Series derived from the Mayan Train
Among the sites so far closed to tourist visits is the Initial Series of Chichén Itzá, in Yucatán, as well as Ichkabal, which can be reached from the Bacalar stop of the Mayan Train in Quintana Roo.
The inauguration of the Paamul II Eco-archaeological Trail is also planned, designed as an ecologically sustainable project that will allow the exploration of a network of partially submerged caves such as Garra de Jaguar, Cueva de Las Manitas and Ocho Balas.
In addition, 10 of the 27 areas in the process of improvement will have a Visitor Service Center (Catvi), which will improve the quality of the visit for both local and international tourists.
During the construction of the Mayan Train, the workers involved in the project discovered a total of 54,000 historic real estate, including roads, dikes, platforms, residential areas and residential areas.
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In addition, more than 1.2 million pieces of pottery were unearthed in the area, in addition to urns, plates, pottery, grinding stones, utensils, and projectile points.
R. Chichen Itza inaugurates the Initial Series derived from the Mayan Train