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Kohunlich

Kohunlich (X-làabch’e’en in Modern Mayan) is a large archaeological site of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization, located on the Yucatán Peninsula in the state of Quintana Roo about 25 km east of the Rio Bec...

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Labná

Labna is a Mesoamerican archaeological site and ceremonial center of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization, located in the Puuc Hills region of the Yucatán Peninsula. It is situated to the south of the large Maya...

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Lamanai

Lamanai is a Mesoamerican archaeological site, and was once a considerably sized city of the Maya civilization, located in the north of Belize, in Orange Walk District. The site’s name is pre-Columbian, recorded by...

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Mayapán

Mayapan is a Pre-Columbian Maya site a couple of kilometers south of the town of Telchaquillo in Municipality of Tecoh, approximately 40 km south-east of Mérida and 100 km west of Chichen Itza; in...

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Moral Reforma

La Zona Arqueológica Moral-Reforma es un sitio maya del período clásico. Se encuentra en el municipio de Balancán, en el estado mexicano de Tabasco, sobre las llanuras inundables del río San Pedro Mártir, cerca...

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Muyil

Muyil (also known as Chunyaxché) was one of the earliest and longest inhabited ancient Maya sites on the eastern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. It is located approximately 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) south of...

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Oxtankah

Se encuentra 16 kilómetros al norte de Chetumal, capital del estado de Quintana Roo. En 1937 el arqueólogo Alberto Escalona Ramos dio el nombre de “Oxtankah” debido a la gran cantidad de árboles de...

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Palenque

Palenque is in Chiapas, Mexico famous for the ruins of a Mayan city dating from about 600 AD to 800 AD. Set amidst thick trees, Palenque still evokes some of the wonder that the...

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Quiriguá

Quiriguá is an ancient Maya archaeological site in the department of Izabal in south-eastern Guatemala. It is a medium-sized site covering approximately 3 square kilometres (1.2 sq mi) along the lower Motagua River, with...

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San Andrés

San Andrés (formerly known as Campana San Andrés) is a pre-Columbian site in El Salvador, whose occupation began around the year 900 BC as an agricultural town in the valley of Zapotitán in the...