Chichen Itza history for Kids
Is an amazing place to take kids if you’re visiting Mexico; the humungous pyramids, the gory history, the incredible stories of how the structures were built to perfectly represent our calendar system….
This Chichen Itza fact sheet gives some basic information to help kids understand what it’s all about (click to enlarge):
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Fun Chichen Itza Facts:
What is Chichen Itza?
Chichen Itza is an ancient city in Mexico that is best known for its large pyramids. It is considered to be one of the 7 Wonders of the New World.
Where is Chichen Itza?
Chichen Itza is located on the Yucatan Peninsula in the east of Mexico.
Who built Chichen Itza?
Chichen Itza was built by the Maya people, an ancient civilisation who developed the science of astronomy, calendar systems and hieroglyphic writing.
When was it built?
Many of its greatest buildings were built during the Classic Period: 625 – 800 A.D.
What is good info. About the aztec.
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What is some info on the Aztecs.
The Aztec people/tribe were certain ethnic groups of central Mexico, particularly those groups who spoke the Nahuatl language and who dominated large parts of Mesoamerica in t