In connection with the completion of the next cycle of the Mayan calendar in the southeast of Mexico, there was a mass pilgrimage of tourists to the monuments of ancient civilization. Thousands of people, mostly dressed in white gowns, visit the pyramids of Indians.
Hotels located in the area of the largest archaeological site in the Yucatan peninsula, were filled to near capacity. Especially popular among Mexicans and foreign visitors enjoy cultural events held on December 21 — the day when most people had expected offensive "end of the world." But nothing extraordinary happened.
Tourists from sunrise climbing the pyramids, to celebrate the completion of 13 Baktun — Mayan calendar cycle. Customers buy souvenirs, specially made by skilled craftsmen to mark the end of chronology of ancient civilization and the beginning of a new time reference.
Were the most popular tours of the ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza, located on the Yucatan. One of its main attractions — the pyramid of Kukulkan ("Plumed Serpent") height 27.5 meters. A lot of tourists visited the archaeological site "Tortuguero", located in the state of Tabasco. Finds made there has highlighted version of the coming end of the world, according to ITAR-TASS. Archaeologists found in Tabasco characters, which mention the upcoming December 21 completion of another cycle of the Mayan calendar.
Events dedicated to the completion of the cycle calendar, held in Guatemala, Belize, Honduras and El Salvador, where the monuments of the Maya. There were performances by folk ensembles and scientific conferences.
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