Mexico - Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal

"The Mayan town of Uxmal, in Yucatán, was founded c. A.D. 700 and had some 25,000 inhabitants. The layout of the buildings, which date from between 700 and 1000, reveals a knowledge of astronomy. The Pyramid of the Soothsayer, as the Spaniards called it, dominates the ceremonial centre, which has well-designed buildings decorated with a profusion of symbolic motifs and sculptures depicting Chaac, the god of rain. The ceremonial sites of Uxmal, Kabah, Labna and Sayil are considered the high points of Mayan art and architecture." Source: UNESCO World Heritage

Postcard 1
Multi-view of Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico. Thanks to Gausoo of Mexico.





Postcard 2
Aerial view of the Quadrangle of Monks and Adivino Pyramid of Uxmal. Thanks to Liliana of USA.




Postcard 3
View of Uxmal, Mexico. Thanks to Eileen of UK who was visiting Mexico and sent this card from UK.



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