Maya Ritual at Iximche

Iximche was a Mayan capital city founded mere decades before the arrival of the Spanish, and the attendant smallpox which would ultimately decimate the Mayan empire.

The city’s plazas, pyramids, and ball courts remain, providing an idea of how these people lived. Local Maya people still use the archaeological site’s ceremonial plaza to perform rituals to this day.

Join these modern Maya for a ritual in the ruined city, an experience that connects the past to the present and brings history to life. This is not a typical tourist experience. It is an invite into an evolving Maya world.

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