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What is generally known as "Juego de Pelota ", however, is one in which the heavy rubber ball was hit with the hips. Scholars believe that it was the first, or perhaps even the only variant played on the playing fields flanked by walls.
This games court is very interesting and the story told by the guide explained the horrible violent history of the games. You can see the area where people went to watch and the games pitch and area.
Well worth a visit as part of the...More
Apart from the great pyramid of Kukulkan this section is incredible, our tour guide explained us and showed us how mayan architechs were so great when they created this sacred ball court. The mayan king was in a higher structure and the rest of the...More
This is an amazing site, and the tour guides explains you a lot of things, the Pok Ta Pok game and the grand prize of the winner (no spoilers here :) ), the site build and how sound is propagated from an end to the...More
The Great Ball Court or 'Gran Juego de Pelota' is a large game stadium at Chichen Itza. It's roughly as long as one and a half football fields with temples at each end. The North End features the Temple of the Bearded man, and is...More