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. 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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  • Este sítio arqueológico maia contem algumas estelas com mais de 10 metros de altura. Bastante conservadas e dentre árvores gigantescas . O local merece uma boa observação nessas históricas relíquias. 
  • Very interesting Mayan ruins. Although there are no pyramids the stelae were extremely well preserved and incredibly readable! 
  • Too expensive and without a guide we didn't learn much. Nice exhibits but really not worth the entrance price of more than ten dollars per person. I love world heritage sites and have tried to visit t...  more »

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