Estructura I

Archaeological Site in Calakmul

Estructura I is Calakmul’s second great pyramid (surpassed by Estructura II). American botanist Cyrus Lundell named the site Calakmul, Maya for ‘two adjacent mounds,’ in reference to the pair of then-unexcavated pyramids that dominated the site. The steep climb pays off handsomely with top-of-the-world views.