Things you didn’t know about Cancun
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Mexico with its excellent geographical location has been able to regulate incredible paradises. Within them, we will talk about Cancun located in the state of Quintana Roo. In addition to being one of the main tourist destinations in this country, Cancun also has its history and its secrets because despite not having more than 50 years old it has a lot to tell. Therefore, let us tell you some facts that you probably didn’t know about Cancun.

1. The only place in Mexico with one of the 7 wonders of the World.

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Things you didn’t know about Cancun – Epic Water Toys

Yucatan is the only place in Mexico that has one of the 7 wonders of the world and we are talking about Chichen Itza considered since 2007 as part of this unparalleled wealth. This wonder is two hours from Cancun. Therefore, if you see publicity in which they mention that Chichen Itza is in Cancun, what they mean is that it is close to Cancun. If you haven’t had the opportunity to visit this place we can assure you that the imposing of this colossal architecture will leave you stunned

2. The meaning of Cancun.

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Things you didn’t know about Cancun – Epic Water Toys

The word “Cancun” in Maya means a snake nest. Can (Kan) means yellow, four or snake, while Cun refers to nest, pot or pumpkin. But calm, this does not mean that Cancun is infested with vipers.

3. Cancun is an island.

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Things you didn’t know about Cancun -Epic Water ToysAccording to research, about 5,000 years ago a sand dune of almost 14 kilometers formed and the sea level was about 5 meters below what it is today. Thousands of years later, the sand arms that shaped Cancun formed.

4. Underwater Museum

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Things you didn’t know about Cancun – Epic Water Toys

In case you did not know, the underwater museum that is in Cancun and Isla Mujeres was founded in 2009. It is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions that Cancun has and in it, you can admire the beauty of the marine world in an incredible way.

Dare to have an adventure here and surprise yourself in this Mexican paradise.

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