Chichen-Itza is a sanctified city in Maya situated 75 miles east of Merida, the Capital of the State of Yucatan, Mexico. It is rated amongst the most important of the Maya culture and archaeological site. Chichen-Itza covers an area of roughly six square miles where hundreds of buildings once stood. The relics in Chichen-Itza are divided into two groups. One group belongs to the classic Maya Period and was constructed between the 7th and 10th centuries A.D. During this time the metropolis became a famous ceremonial centre. The other group are of the Maya-Toltec Period. This area includes the Sacred Well and most of the stupendous ruins.