What: Autumn Equinox Observance
Where: Temple of Kukulcan, Chichén Itzá, Yucatán, Mexico
When: September 22nd 2016 Time: Sunset
Who: Ancient Mayan Spirituality
About: Come to Chichén Itzá, an ancient Mayan city in Mexico, and observe the mysterious effects of light and shadow at the Temple of Kukulcan (El Castillo) of the feathered serpent descending the pyramid steps at the Autumn Equinox.
Thousands attend the Mexican site every year to observe the amazing astronomical phenomena integrated within the architectural design of the Mayan temple. Many also enjoy the 47 hectares of ancient monuments belonging to the Mayan civilization.
The meaning of the spiritual descent has a profound significance during the time of the autumn equinox.
How To Get There: ”Chichén Itzá is on the main highway between the capital city of Mérida and the resort city of Cancun.” [Wiki Travel] ADO bus services offer two travel options, one for three hours travel and another for four hour travel. Prices range from 120 to 200 pesos. Prices may vary. This is also a helpful site.
Cost: The cost of visiting Chichén Itzá is 64 pesos. Additional costs may apply by the Yucatan State Government for Cultural Affairs. The site is free for children under 13, students, teachers and senior citizens.
A Note About Visiting Ancient Sites:
Please be mindful and respectful of the ancient sites. Treat them with care as to not disturb them, damage them or remove anything from them. Help protect these incredible sites so that they can continue to stand the test of time.
Please note: this event is not run by The Spiritual Sun. Please contact the site if you would like more details about this event.