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Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua, Quirigua
Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Take a step back in time to the inscribed World Heritage Site of Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua to see what remains of an 8th century capital city of a Mayan autonomous state. The archeological site is home to carved stelae and sculpted calendars that have proven to be integral in the study of Mayan civilization. The park is dedicated exclusively to the preservation of ancient architecture and 17 monuments believed to be carved between 426 CE and 810 CE. Walk the grounds at your leisure, read the informative plaques, or sit and admire the ruins from a shady park bench. Before you head to Quirigua, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Quirigua travel itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Quirigua has to offer, including Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua.
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Quello che e' stato scoperto e' ben mantenuto, gli scavi pero' sono interrotti, l'acropoli non e' visitabile e lo scavo sembra iniziato e poi abbandonato. In complesso il sito e' bello e le stele bell... read more »What has been discovered and is well maintained, but excavations were shut down, the Acropolis is not open and digging it seems started and then abandoned. Overall the site is nice and beautiful stone.show original
This is a much more interesting park if you've got a good tour guide that can explain the rise and fall of the dynasty that built this temple complex and the memorial statues that are in front of it. ... read more »
Il sito Maya di Quirigua non è conosciuto come quello di Copan, ma è altrettanto interessante, soprattutto per le grandi stele di notevole valore scultoreo. In una estesa area verde si possono ammirar... read more »The Maya site of Quirigua is not known as to Copan, but is also interesting, especially for large stele of great sculptural value. In an extensive green area you can admire these stele depicting the deity or great personalities of the Kingdom of the Mayas.show original
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