As of this Thursday, November 11, the archaeological zone of Dzibilchaltún reopens

Dzibilchaltun Casa de las muñecas (Photo: INAH)

Dzibilchaltún, Yucatan, (November 10, 2021).- The Board of Trustees of the Units of Cultural and Tourist Services of the State of Yucatán (Cultur) and the Federal Secretariat of Culture (Sedeculta), through the National Institute of Anthropology and History in Yucatán (INAH-Yucatán), agreed that the tourist hostel and The archaeological zone of Dzbilchaltún will be reopened to the public this Thursday, November 11th. 

The authorities are working on cleaning, weeding and general maintenance of the tourist site, since the area was closed for four months due to a demonstration by the Chablekal ejidatarios, who demanded an agreement for the expropriation and compensation of the lands of this archaeological area.

They will also repave the main access to the parador, on the occasion of the Tianguis Turístico.

As reported, a few days ago the area was liberated after an agreement between Governor Mauricio Vila, Cultur and Sedeculta through INAH-Yucatán.

The agreement reached with the ejidatarios includes the delivery of work tools, as well as the approval of infrastructure works to improve tourist services such as the construction of a parking lot, palapas for handicrafts and an area for camping. Regarding their demand, the INAH reported that significant progress has already been made to find a solution.

On Thursday the 11th, when the site will be reopened, tourists who come to Dzibilchaltún will be able to enjoy the archaeological zone and the services offered at the parador.