Yucatan archeological zones are the most visited at the time of the spring equinox
The National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) will carry out the Spring Equinox Operative 2019, in the archaeological zones with the highest tourist influx in the country, from March 21 to 24, in order to promote the orderly enjoyment of the archaeological heritage of Mexico, as well as guaranteeing the conservation and respect thereof.
According to the institute, the archaeological zones that register greater affluence are Teotihuacán (State of Mexico), Chichén Itzá and Dzibilchaltún (Yucatán), Cholula (Puebla), Cuicuilco and Templo Mayor (Mexico City), El Cerrito (Querétaro), San Gervasio and Tulum (Quintana Roo), Tula (Hidalgo) and El Tajín (Veracruz).
This year the beginning of spring will take place on Wednesday, March 20 at 3:58 p.m.
The Archaeological Zone of Dzibilchaltún, a few kilometers from Mérida, will open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the cost of access will be 124 pesos, plus an additional one in the parking lot; On Thursday, March 21, the opening of the area will start at 4:30 am to observe the moment when the sun passes through the portico of the building known as the Temple of the Seven Dolls.
In the Chichen Itza Archaeological Zone, also in Yucatan, access will begin at 8:00 and close at 4:00 pm. The visitor's retreat will begin at 5:00 p.m. The cost of access is 75 pesos, plus the rate established by the state government.