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Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum, San Ignacio
Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
Journey back in time at Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum, one of the oldest Mayan sites in Belize. Consisting of over 30 structures, the ruins once served as the hilltop home of an elite Mayan ruling family. Wander freely through the site's many tunnels, climbing the buildings and exploring their nooks and crannies. Check out the visitor centre, where artists’ impressions of the settlement in its heyday give you sense of what life was once like here. Make sure to bring plenty of water, sunscreen, and bug spray. Plan your visit to Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our San Ignacio family vacation planner.
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Great walking trip to ancient ruins from The San Ignacio Resort Hotel. Built on a hill, the view is nice too.
I really enjoyed this site I have also visited xunantunich and out of the two most people would prefer xunantunich, both sites are great and if you have transport ( or taxi) you could do both in a day... read more »
This Mayan site was a pleasure to visit and photograph. The receptionist at the visitor's centre (which has a model and other exhibits) was friendly and very helpful. The grounds were well kept and th... read more »
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