- Tulum - Mayan Ruins - Cont.
The iguanas were everywhere; they seemed to be more interested in the flowers than the tourists.
Templo del Dios Descendente (Temple of the Descending God) was constructed over another temple. It gets its name from a frieze above the door that represents a god-human wearing a headdress, descending from the heavens, holding an object.
La Casa de las Columnas (The House of the Columns) faces away from the place across a small plaza to the south. It was used by the Halach Uinic, or king, to do businesses with lords of lower rank.
Templo de las Pinturas (Temple of the Frescoes), is the best preserved in Tulum, and takes its name from the colored murals on one of its inner walls.