Maya architecture is best characterized by the soaring pyramid temples and ornate palaces which were built in all Maya centres across Mesoamerica from El Tajin in the north to Copan in the south. The Maya civilization was formed of independent city-states and, consequently, there are regional variations in architecture but almost all buildings were constructed with a precise attention to position and layout and a general style prevails. (Info by Mark Cartwright) -- AHE
"If you cannot understand that there is something in man which responds to the challenge of this mountain and goes out to meet it, that the struggle is the struggle of life itself upward and forever upward, then you won't see why we go." ~ Edmund Hillary ** Mayan Temple <3 lis
The sacred site of Chichen-Itza in Mexico was one of the greatest Mayan centres of the Yucatán peninsula. In it's 1000 year history, it's been handed around a bit. As a result it shows off Mayan construction techniques with new elements from central Mexico. If you've made the climb to the top. Good on you, you very fit person.