Cenote Zací


Useful Information

Location: In Valladolid city center, two blocks east of the main square.
Open: All year daily 8-18. [2003]
Fee: Adults US$2, Children US$1. [2003]
Classification:  Cenote
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History


Description

Zací is Mayan for Place of the Sparrow Hawk.

On the eastern side of the town of Vallodolid, on Calle 36, between Calle 37 and 39 is an artificially lit cenote where one can swim or eat in the thatched roof restaurant. The cenote has a diameter of 50m and is 80m deep. It is noted for a rare species of black eyeless fish known as the Lub. A third of the cenote is covered with speleothems and there is a pathway around the entire cenote.


Text by Tony Oldham (2004). With kind permission.


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