"Sacred Blue Well", IL-Kil Cenote, Chichen-itza, Mexico
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD
N 20° 39.677 W 088° 33.031
16Q E 338480 N 2285432
Quick Description: Cenote Ik Kil is a perfectly round, well-type cenote with an diameter of 60m and a depth of 40m. It is an open shaft, the water level is 25m below the surface. A grand stairway leads visitors down into the water, which is ideal for swimming
Location: Mexico
Date Posted: 9/26/2009 6:26:54 AM
Waymark Code: WM7A57
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Jeremy
Views: 27

Long Description:
Il Kil. Located on the highway between between Chichén Itzá and Valladolid, Mexico is located within an ecological and archeological park. This park also contains the Sagrado Cenote Azul, in a sinkhole that is 26 meters deep and surrounded by vegetation. Its crystal blue waters are ideal for swimming. The entrance fee for the park is M$40 pesos. It is open daily from 8AM to 6PM

This collapsed limestone karst is open to the sky but eighty two feet below ground level and reached by a huge stairway. The water is one hundred feet deep and cold.

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