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2018 - Mexico - UXMAL - Magician's Pyramid

If you climb up to the platform supporting the Governor's Palace at UXMAL, you get this view of the Magicians Pyramid protruding out of the jungle.

 

The Pyramid of the Magician (“Pirámide del Adivino”) rises 90.5 feet (27.6 metres) in three concentric sections. At its base it measures about 227 by 162 feet (69 by 49 metres).

 

The pyramid is the tallest in Uxmal and is also known as the House of the Dwarf (“Casa del Enano”) because of an ancient legend stating it was built overnight by an enchanted dwarf who then became the city’s ruler.

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Taken on October 23, 2018