hochob

Hochob Archaeological Site

Campeche

One of the most outstanding features of its buildings is the enormous front-facing masks of the god Itzamná, with open jaws and the lower jaw formed by a platform with fangs that provide access to the interior of the facades.

Other features include towers topped with two-chambered temples.

Near Station

Meaning

Corn cobs

Schedule:

Monday to Sunday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Last entry at 4:45 pm.

$75.00 MXN pesos.

300 B.C. – 1000 | Early Classic to Early Postclassic

850 B.C. – 1000 | Late Classic to Early Postclassic

Where is the Hochob Archaeological Site Located?

It is located in the region called Los Chenes, municipality of Hopelchén, in the state of Campeche. At a distance of 72.7 miles (117 kms) from the city of Campeche.

  • Fee for video camera
  • Fee for professional cameras
  • INAPAM discount (for seniors)
  • Discount for students and teachers
  • Free admission on Sundays (Mexicans)
  • Free entry for children under 13 years old
  • No smoking allowed

It is one of the few Mayan sites in the Chenes region that features buildings with masks and towers.

Structures

Archaeological Site of Hochob

Structure I

Tower (Structure VI)

Main Palace (Structure II)

Temple-pyramid (Structure V)