Where to go at Hopelchén
The Tourist Guide of Hopelchén
Hopelchén is found in the state of Campeche, located in the Yucatan Peninsula, distinguished for being heirs to an ancient Mayan culture of more than 3,000 years ago, which includes 16 imposing Mayan Archaeological Zones. It also stands out for having more than 40% of its territory under environmental protection. And if we talk about gastronomy, we can delight ourselves with excellent quality seafood, those prepared with its famous Chaya plant, or emblematic dishes such as Coconut Shrimp. If you like minimalist hotels or lush hotels on old haciendas, here you will find the ideal one for you.
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Archaeological Zone of Santa Rosa Xtampak
It was a huge city with over ten ceremonial plazas during his heyday came to be populated by 10,000 people. The buildings have a strong Chenes style, although some structures Puuc influence. The Palace has three levels and a total of 44 quarters connected by two internal staircases, is considered one of the best designed and constructed buildings, not only of the Chenes but the Maya area.
Archaeological Zone Hochob
Not your prehispanic name because it received when it was discovered in the late nineteenth century, although it is known that means 'ears of corn'. Beginning with a few houses, the city grew with public and religious buildings constructed around. Those preserved were built between 600 and 900 AD. Surrounded by lush vegetation the place, though not large, is very nice.