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Judi Lynn

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Wed Apr 17, 2024, 11:14 PM Apr 17

Walk Like A Mayan: Mexico's Most Incredible Pyramids [View all]

Story by Peter Moore • 2w



Pyramids but not as you know them
©J.Enrique Molina/Alamy Stock Photo

The pyramids of Mexico take the basic principles of the traditional structure and take it to the next level. Some are stepped. Others are covered in niches. Most are topped by temples. One, in Chichen Itza, was built so that the shadow of a giant serpent appears to be slithering up its staircase during equinoxes.

Click through the gallery to see these incredible feats of ancient engineering and learn the often extraordinary stories behind them…

https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/walk-like-a-mayan-mexico-s-most-incredible-pyramids/ss-BB1kEk7b

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