Tag archive for ‘Maya’
By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, January 17th, 2023

The “world’s first highway system” was designed by the ancient Maya 1,500 years ago

Research mapped 964 ancient settlements in 417 cities in the Petén jungle; researchers called it ‘the world’s first system of highways or superhighways’. A “relevant” system More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, October 30th, 2021

INAH experts discover pre-Hispanic Maya Canoe in Izamal, Yucatan

It is the first canoe of this type to be found complete and preserved in the Maya area MÉRIDA, Yucatán, (October 30, 2021).- Specialists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History ( INAH ) discovered More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, August 29th, 2021

The Indigenous Maya and the Avian World: A Profound Symbiotic Connection

In the Yucatan Peninsula, the rich variety of singular, beautiful species that inhabit the region gives the area a deserved reputation as being one of the world’s most incredible areas of biodiversity. Among More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

Autumn equinox in Chichén Itzá: the feathered serpent makes a triumphal entry

Summer got behind us to make way for Autumn, the exact time in Mexico was 8:32 am on Tuesday, September 22. Like every year, during this change of season, Yucatán received the visit of Kukulcán in the archaeological More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Stone tables found in Chichen Itza reveal unknown information on the ancient Maya

A recent finding recorded in Chichen Itza has just amazed specialists. The discovery of a stone table featuring hieroglyphs and patterns of human figures over one thousand year old. Archaeologist José Francisco More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

It´s official, new Maya Park to start operations in 2018

According to Riviera Maya News, the new Mayan Park attraction is set to open in the Cancun Hotel Zone early next year. The new park, which is being constructed in Kilometer 16 of the hotel zone, is nearing completion More...