Amazing Equinox Days at Chichen Itzá
The days of Equinox in Chichen Itza are an accurate display of why we must thank the Mayan architects because of their precise knowledge of mathematics, architecture and astrology.
This knowledge allowed them to know exactly the equinox days, thus giving us a beautiful spectacles and one of the most important ceremonies for the Mayans with the descent of their god Kukulkan from his castle.
Enjoy the Equinox in Chichen Itzá!
Equinoxes occur during spring and autumn, more precisely on March 21st and September 22nd, respectively, around three in the afternoon, the sun’s rays, shadows and Mayan architecture are the protagonists of a spectacular event second to none.
Everything happens when the rays of sun hit the saddles of the main staircase which creates an incredible effect, thanks to the shadow of the nine bodies of the pyramid that are projected, as the sun goes down, the shadow slides until they light the head of the feathered serpent.
A show you cannot miss!
The Equinox in Chichen Itza in the time of the Mayans had four days of preparation where they offered services, vigils and offerings to the god Kukulkan who would then descend to bless the sowing and harvesting that coincided with the spring and September equinox.
This wonderful phenomenon radiates a whole renewing energy that you cannot miss. Live the Equinox Tour in Chichen Itza.
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