Camino Real Mayan Archaeology Museum

It is a five-room house in downtown Hecelchakan which exhibits the famous Jaina figurines.  In room one stands out a stela representing a Mayan character, and room number two shows a time line and a chart about linguistic distribution in the area.  The other three rooms have a collection of vases, plates, clay figurines and

Xcalumkin

Meaning According to Maler, the toponymic can be translated as “Soil Doubly Good Exposed to the Sun”, although the North American historian Ralph Roys proposes that the name of the site could be Calomkin, which means “Window where the Sun enters”. Cultural Importance The ceramic sequence of Xcalumkín begins with some materials from the Late

Blanca Flor Hacienda

Hacienda Blanca Flor is located 5 km from the municipality of Hecelchakán. The building, which dates back to the sixteenth century, has been partially rebuilt. It preserves its main arcade and the synchrony of its central patio, which is now a beautiful garden. During the “caste war”, it was used as a fortress by the

Temple of San Francisco de Asis

It was built with quarry stone and lime gravel in the sixteenth century by Franciscan friars.  The façade is made up by a main entrance with semicircular arch, iron banded doors and coral window; it also has two towers composed by 3 bodies with bellhops, crowned by small domes with Latin crosses and “L” shape