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El Templo del Dios Viento - Tulum, Mexico
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben
N 20° 12.933 W 087° 25.693
16Q E 455267 N 2235392
Quick Description: El Templo del Dios Viento (English: The Temple of the Wind God) is located in Tulum, the site of a pre-Columbian Mayan fortified town serving as a major port for Cobá, in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo.
Location: Quintana Roo, Mexico
Date Posted: 4/14/2018 9:10:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMY3QK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fisnjack
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Temple of the Wind God is part of the so-called Kukulcán Group, located just north of El Castillo, on top of a cliff overlooking the sea.

The information panel says:

"Mesoamerica is a geographical area with common features and cultural elements, comprising Central and Southern Mexico and central America.

Among many similarities, in this area there was a cult of the wind group. In Maya he was called Kukulkan.

Experts have identified that a feature of the temples built to the wind god was a circular shape - when seen from above. This is the case in Tulum, which is rare in Mayan architecture."
Type: Ruins

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