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Address: San Ignacio, Belize
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This ancient Mayan site features a museum and several dozen surviving...

This ancient Mayan site features a museum and several dozen surviving structures.

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Well Restored Ruins, Easy Access

Although these ruins were more difficult to find than they should nearly being in the middle of town, they were worth visiting. The restoration completed so far, brings... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although these ruins were more difficult to find than they should nearly being in the middle of town, they were worth visiting. The restoration completed so far, brings understanding of the way of life of the Mayans into a clearer focus. If you are near San Ignacio, do not miss visiting here.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The museum is small, but the grounds are quite large. A guide can tell you all about the buildings, and the tour is US$20 for an hour of fascinating details.

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is very nice ruins to visit. Conveniently located on SW corner of San Ignacio next the CP resort (high point by antennas). Lots to see and walk about. Its not a massive site, but well worth spending 60-90 min there (or sit and relax, read a book there. There is no time limit to stay). I did this along... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We did our horseback riding tour thru Hanna Stables where you ride to the ruins and see the ruins with Jasmine as your guide. She was really nice and knowledgable about the site and loved answering all our questions. She offered to take pics of us and even got us to try the loca termites from a tree on the... More 

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Ballan, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very quiet place to view Mayan ruins. It is not as large as some other ruins in the region and is laid out slightly differently. Only BZD10 entry is quite affordable. Guides are extra uf you want one. Being very close to the city centre (San Ignacio) it is easy to get to and is well worth... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Explored this place on a rainy day. We walked from downtown San Ignacio. It takes about 25 minutes to walk from downtown. There is a decent hill to walk up at the end of the road to get to the ruins. There were only one or two other couples walking around the ruins. For $5 belizian, it's well worth the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With not enough time to do full tours after spending most of our time swimming we went to che out the ruins. It truly is an amazing experience and the drive there is very scenic. May not be very large ruins but still very amazing and historical. I would recommend. Only 5 us dollars to get in.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small, but nicely maintained Mayan site. It is a very peaceful place, I ended up visiting the site twice early in the morning and pretty much had the place to myself. It's pretty neat when you're walking along, notice some movement in a tree and see a Keel-billed Toucan eating berries. If you are visiting San Ignacio... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good ruins to visit if you only have an hour or so. Within walking distance of downtown San Ignacio. Small admission charge for museum and ruins.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The managers of the site called Jon Miguel, who arrived in 15 minutes, and he gave us a rewarding explanative tour. I would make arrangements to get him to give you a tour. He was inexpensive and extremely knowledgeable. We liked his tour so much we met him later in Xuantiwich for a second guided tour.

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