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El Pilar, San Ignacio

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#6 of 18 in Historic Sites in Belize
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  • These temples haven't been excavated so it's a more subtle temple visit. It's great though because you are in the jungle, no one else is there, lots of important traditional plants and chances to see ...  more »
  • We rented an ATV from Midas and drove to El Pilar on our own. The last 7 miles are on a dirt bumpy road. The ruins require lots of imagination, as most of them are still uncovered, but that adds to th...  more »
  • I decided to walk into El Pilar myself since no tour companies were doing any tours when I was there and taxis didn’t want to take me. It was a very enjoyable 2 hour hike in and out of the site about ...  more »

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