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Cenote Ik Kil is sacred to the Mayans and the Mayans used this cenote for both relaxation and ritual services

Mexican Cenotes - A cenote is a deep natural pit, or sinkhole, characteristic of Mexico, resulting from the collapse of limestone bedrock that exposes groundwater underneath

Mexican Cenotes & Cenote diving The Yucatan region around Cancun has an estimated 7,000 of these limestone "sinkholes" Cenotes go all the way back to Mayan ritual use

Mexican Cenotes - A cenote is a deep natural pit, or sinkhole, characteristic of Mexico, resulting from the collapse of limestone bedrock that exposes groundwater underneath

Mexican Cenotes - A cenote is a deep natural pit, or sinkhole, characteristic of Mexico, resulting from the collapse of limestone bedrock that exposes groundwater underneath

Ik Kil Cenote, (some refer to it as ikil cenote) is a deep natural pit usually open to the sky (formed by the collapsing of a cave), Mexico has a special name for those kind of places: “cenote” -taken from Mayan language word for a well. some Cenotes were a sacred, Young men and women were thrown and left to drown there,as a sacrifice to the god of rain)