Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua, Quirigua

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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. To visit Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua on your holiday in Quirigua, and find out what else Quirigua has to offer, use our Quirigua road trip app .
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  • October 4, 2017
    Foundations of the Mayan civilization, enters it the Park is very accessible, also where contrails and Zoomorphic more cataracts in mesoamerica, live a good par relepelnte alos mosquitoes, the entrance has a pressure approx. of Q25, creoo...
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  • September 28, 2017
    It is a park with Mayan architecture that is preserved in very good condition. Areas very clean and with a magical atmosphere... round the spirit of the ancestors. You can breathe peace and much silence. Its birds and its foliage complete the place. There is a museum that illustrates the place at the entrance. Highly recommended. Entry is economic. Take repellent to eliminate pesky mosquitoes.
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  • September 21, 2017
    Quiriguá is a small archaeological site but with grace, if you're going to go take repellent, hat and cool clothes, because there is lots of vegetation that protect you from the Sun. On the site you can see different types of animals, and the interesting thing is that it is a fairly open and easy access site if you go way to Rio Dulce or Peten.
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