Stairway, Temple of Kukulcan, Chichen Itza

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Joshua J. Mark
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published on 06 July 2012
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This photo, taken in July of 2005, shows the least often photographed side of the famous El Castillo, also known as The Temple of Kukulcan. Most photographs are taken from the opposite side which has been extensively restored and where people gather at the equinoxes to watch the return of Kukulcan to earth.

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Joshua J. Mark
Joshua J. Mark is World History Encyclopedia's co-founder and Content Director. He was previously a professor at Marist College (NY) where he taught history, philosophy, literature, and writing. He has traveled extensively and lived in Greece and Germany.

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