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The Left Side of the Temple of the Masks in Kohunlich, Quintana Roo, Mexico

The one thing that visitors want to see in the Mayan city of Kohunlich in Quintana Roo, Mexico is the Temple of the Masks.  The structure is now largely covered with palm thatch, protecting the masks.  On the left side of the … Continue reading

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The Right Side of the Temple of the Masks in Kohunlich, Quintana Roo, Mexico

The shining star of the Mayan city of Kohunlich in Quintana Roo, Mexico is the Temple of the Masks.  The structure now visible was covered by later construction, leaving the masks in remarkable condition.  At least one of the stone … Continue reading

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Merwyn Plaza, Ball Court, and Temple of the Masks in Kohunlich, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Adjacent to the Stelae Plaza is Merwyn Plaza and the Ball Court.  The plaque at the Ball Court describes the ball game. The Ball Game As with other Mayan sites of importance, Kohunlich has a Ball Game court.  The game played … Continue reading

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Stelae Plaza in Kohunlich, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Adjacent to the Acropolis Plaza is the Stelae Plaza, named for the building on the east side of the plaza, the Stelae Structure.  Along the stairs leading up to the Stelae Structure are the stelae themselves: upright stone slabs with … Continue reading

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The Palace and the Western Residential Complex in Kohunlich, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Stretching out below the Acropolis in the Mayan city of Kohunlich in Quintana Roo, Mexico is a large grassy field called the Acropolis Plaza.  The Acropolis itself is located on the eastern edge of this field. Acropolis Plaza in Kohunlich … Continue reading

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The Acropolis in Kohunlich, Quintana Roo, Mexico

The largest structure in the ancient Mayan city of Kohunlich is called the Acropolis.  As in other buildings with residential funcions, stone beds can be seen with small cubbyholes beneath where the resident could store possessions.  The descriptive plaque near … Continue reading

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Kohunlich, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Kohunlich is an ancient Mayan city in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo.  It is located in southeastern Mexico on the Yucatán peninsula, close to the borders of Belize and Guatemala.  The entrance sign states: Kohunlich Archaeological Site Cultural heritage … Continue reading

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