If you have been thinking about taking a holiday in Mexico, the celebration of the Spring Equinox at Chichen Itza is the perfect time of the year to plan a trip. Chichen Itza is a large archeological city built in Mayan time located in Tinum as part of Yucatan. The sites core, spanning over less than two square miles, consists of a more clustered architecture with residential structures spanning out further in the distance. Architecture at this site includes a number of styles with buildings grouped in sets divided by low walls. The Great Northern Platform, Osario Group, and Central Group are the most popular of all complexes within Chichen Itza. The Spring Equinox is a unique celestialmarvel founded by ancient Mayan people and a noteworthy event that occurs at this historical site each year.
What is This Cultural Wonder?
Sunlight from the west bathes the El Castillo pyramid during the Spring Equinox at Chichen Itza. The celestial event results in the creation of seven well-defined isosceles triangles along the stairway of the pyramid. The triangles form a shadow resembling the body of a large rattlesnake that moves downwards toward the serpent head located at the foot of the pyramids stairs. Visitors come from all over the world to see the sacred serpent dance its way to the bottom of El Castillo during the Spring Equinox at Chichen Itza.
If you desire to see the Spring Equinox at Chichen Itza, it occurs during mid-March every year. It is a magnificent event in a one of a kind destination where history, culture, and celebration are at their finest. A variety of locations hold festivals to celebrate the event and local travel companies offer trips to see the phenomenon created by the Spring Equinox at Chichen Itza. A trip to the Caribbean coastlines of Mexico is always fun, but deciding to plan your Playa Palms stay at the time of the Spring Equinox adds the opportunity of experiencing one of the many celestial mysteries discovered by the Mayan people.
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