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Xunantunich, Cayo

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#1 of 18 in Historic Sites in Belize
Observe the unbelievable ancient structures at Xunantunich, a site of ancient Mayan civilization and commerce. Contemplate the site's largest structure, a pyramid standing at a staggering 40 m (130 ft) tall, and climb to its summit for amazing vistas across the jungle. Consider taking a guided tour for for a more illuminating visit, helping you to absorb extra knowledge about the fascinating Mayan civilization. Don’t forget your camera and sunscreen, and keep you ears open for the sound of howler monkeys bellowing from the jungle canopy. Use our Cayo road trip website to visit Xunantunich on your trip to Cayo, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • aside from the ATM cave, this was our other favorite excursion in belize. don't skip this. also, hire a guide at the hand cranked ferry for a fraction of the price, and get a personal tour instead of ...  more »
  • It's a very beautiful mayan site close to San ignacio. If you have a car you have to cross the river with a ferry (no reservation and it's free, the ferry is going every 5minutes) . The site is not as...  more »
  • Fantastic Mayan ruin experience. The most important thing is to have an experienced and knowledgeable guide. We went using upside down tours  more »
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