Sacred Cenote (Well of Sacrifice) is a well known cenote at the Maya site of Chichen Itza. One can access it by a 900 foot paved corridor that leads from the Great Plaza. The Sacred Cenote was used for human sacrifices to the rain god Chaac in periods of drought.
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- Coe, Michael D. (1999). The Maya (Sixth edition ed.). New York: Thames & Hudson. pp. p. 176. .