Chichén Itzá, Yuc., Mexico
Sacred Cenote, for Mayan History BuffsSacred Cenote is located in a Mayan archeological complex of Chichen Itza. Its natural beauty draws you in, but its rich history and connection to the ruins of Chichen Itza are what keeps you there.
According to local historians, Sacrificial victims were thrown into the cenote hundreds of years ago. At the start of the 20th Century, the first explorers of the region discovered the cenote, and upon dredging the bottom, found jewelry, pottery, and even some human bones and skulls. When you visit, hire a guide get the full story of the site's rich history.