Belize Maya Ruins

Lubaantun Maya Ruins

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Lubantuun was built entirely without mortar, with only precisely chiseled and perfectly aligned blocks holding it together… Lubantuun “Place of the Fallen Stones” is beautifully situated atop a valley, cut by the Colombia River. This late Classic ceremonial center (700-900 AD) is the largest site in southern Belize. 11 large structures tower above 5 main

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Xunantunich Maya Ruins

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Xunantunich (Maiden of the Rock) is visually impressive and rapped by magnificent hieroglyphs… Xunantunich was built during the peak of the Mayan civilization, the Classic Period. The center of the site is composed of 6 major plazas and surrounded by more than 25 temples and palaces. There is also a ball court. During your visit

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Danielle & Josh’s Belize Anniversary Vacation Album

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Danielle and Josh planned an unforgettable Belize vaction to celebrate their 10 year anniversary. They stayed the first few nights in the Cayo District where they explored Maya ruins, went cave tubing and flew through the jungle canopy on zip lines. They then headed to Caye Caulker to relax by the sea for the rest

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Caracol Maya Ruins

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Caracol is the most extensive Maya site in Belize and one of the largest in the Maya world… Caracol (The Snail) was built during the Classic Period (AD 200-1000) when the Maya’s greatest temples were erected and their civilization flourished. The city core covers 15 square miles, but during its peak the city radiated from

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Andre’s Belize Vacation

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Andre Walther recently visited Belize all the way from Germany. Along with his girlfriend they explored the jungles of Orange Walk and Cayo. Then they moved on to the island of Caye Caulker to relax for a few days and snorkel the Barrier Reef. Some of the sites they visited during their vacation included the Maya Ruins of

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Lamanai Maya Ruins

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Lamanai boasts a nearly vertical pyramid, soaring 112 feet into the rainforest sky, dating to the time of Christ… This mystical Maya ruin, located in northern Belize, had one of the longest histories known in the Maya world, being continuously occupied from 1500 BC to 1675 AD. It offers one of Belize’s largest ceremonial centers,

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Maya Ruins & Archaeology in Belize

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A Legacy in Stone Modern Maya archeology emerged from the expeditions of John Stephens and Frederick Catherwood between 1839 and 1842. Their discovery of ruined cities in the jungles of Mesoamerica caught the imagination of the academic world and began the search to unlock the mystery of the Maya. Belize forms part of the Mundo

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Video of Maya Ruins & Archaeology in Belize

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  In this video we talked to Jaime Awe, Minister of Archeology for Belize, to get his views on the Mayan civilization. Belize has a rich Mayan heritage, boasting many ruins and artifacts. Today, these massive stone temples lay dormant, surrounded by overgrown forests. But to the keen observer, they tell a story of a

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