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Pap Hol Chac

Believed to be the largest Mayan pyramid until Spaniards destroyed it partially to build a convent.
0:30 hours
Monday - Sunday
00:00 - 00:00

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Turismo / tourism / things to do / qué hacer :Pap Hol Chac - La pirámide funge como cimientos del Monasterio de Izamal.



Believed to be the largest Mayan pyramid until Spaniards destroyed it partially to build a convent.

recommended stay 0:30 hours
Monday - Sunday
00:00 - 00:00

Pap Hol Chac can be translated as "house of forehead full of lightning," "house or castle of lightning", "walls where the head of chaac is", "house heads and thunderbolt"
This was the largest of all the pyramids, as it had more than 150 steps.
Like other archaeological sites in Izamal there is no INAH staff.

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