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VIDEO: Angry mob attacks tourist after climbing pyramid

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After a clueless female tourist ascended the ancient Mayan pyramid and was filmed dancing on the stairs, an angry mob in Mexico poured water on her, hurled insults at her, and demanded that she be locked up.

An unidentified woman has caused outrage by climbing the Mayan Temple of Kukulcán in Chichén Itzá, which has been dubbed one of the New 7 Wonders of the World by UNESCO since 2007.

Her wild antics drew loud jeers from a large group of tourists watching her from the ground after she reached the top and gyrated her hips. Spanish words were heard being used against the disrespectful visitor, including “a-hole” and “idiot.”

A Spanish chant of “jail, jail, jail” and “lock her up” could be heard in the background.

The blonde, wearing bright-red tights and a blue T-shirt, slipped into the temple room before falling down the pyramid’s 365 steps. A furious crowd met her at the base, along with officials from the Mexican Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH).

TikTok and Twitter users have been circulating viral videos showing irritated onlookers dumping water on Lady Chichén Itzá, nicknamed “Lady Chichén Itzá,” and calling her “stupid.”

Bystanders appear to yank the woman’s hair and knock her hat off as she is taken away by authorities.

According to Riviera Maya News, the unidentified woman was arrested by local police after climbing the world heritage site, which has been off-limits to visitors since 2008 to protect it from destruction, erosion, and graffiti.

There are penalties established by Mexico’s Federal Law on Monuments and Archaeological, Artistic and Historical Areas that range from $2,500 to more than $5,000 depending on the severity of the damage.

According to the National Institute of Anthropology and History, the temple, also known as El Castillo, has not been damaged.

As a temple to Kukulcán, the Feather Serpent god, the step-pyramid was built by the Maya civilization sometime between the 8th and 12th centuries AD.

Nearly a year earlier, a woman from Tijuana, Mexico, was fined for allegedly climbing the same pyramid under the influence of alcohol.

David Jones
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David is a freelance journalist covering daily news and matters of great public importance.

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