Chetumal, Q.R. — As of October 5, the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) says that archaeological sites Kohunlich, Oxtankah and Dzibanché-Kinichná will reopen.
The restart of operations of these pre-Hispanic centers, which are all located in the municipality of Othón P. Blanco, will open October 5 with a formal ceremony in the archaeological zone of Kohunlich.
The institute reported that the opening of these centers will contribute to the economic reactivation of the south of the state, after the return to the new normal, due to the health emergency caused by Covid-19.
Each of the archaeological zones will enforce the respective sanitary protocols to avoid contagion including taking body temperature (people who register more than 37.5 degrees will not be able to enter), mandatory use of face masks, application of antibacterial gel, maintaining a healthy distance and orderly access in groups of no more than 10 people.
The the sites will be from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday to Sunday and there is no restriction on the capacity of visitors. Last month, the pre-Hispanic centers of Tulum, Muyil, San Gervacio and Cobá, in the north of the state reopened.