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Tourist detained after trespassing into ancient Mayan Temple in Mexico

Indian Express | 12/01/2021 04:24 PM | Click to read full article

A tourist from California was detained after she trespassed and entered a Mayan Temple at the Chichén Itzá archaeological complex situated on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. The woman, who reportedly showed signs of intoxication, entered the El Castillo or Temple of Kukulcan on January 3.

The woman said that she had climbed the pyramid as part of a promise to her deceased husband. Several unverified accounts also claimed that she sprinkled his ashes on top of the pyramid.

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