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Get facts, photos, and travel tips, and see why Chichén Itzá was chosen by our readers as one of the World Heritage sites to be featured in our travel guide.
Chiapas, Mexico, is home to the World Heritage sites of Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque. One of our ten best winter destinations, it's also a place to soak up the sun—and culture.
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Palenque is a modern wellspring from which researchers have drawn some of the most detailed information about Maya culture.
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Why did the Maya abandon their magnificent city of Chichén Itzá?
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