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Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is dotted with thousands of cenotes. Indeed, they are arguably one of the area’s defining characteristics. Some say the geological feature which is responsible for them is another such characteristic.  

Cenotes Are Mexico’s Hidden Gems

What Is A Cenote?

But wait! What exactly is a cenote? A cenote is a natural sinkhole or pit that was created by the complete collapse of limestone bedrock that causes the exposure of groundwater. The ancient Mayans once revered them as sacred well. Today, cenotes are magnets for adventurers, explorers, and tourists alike.

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