Category: Guatemala


Guatemala is an archaeology dork’s paradise. It’s filled with literally hundreds of Mayan ruins, particularly up north, where the Mayan civilization carved out the wilderness to build massive cities in stone. You could spend your whole life here, digging up Mayan treasures, and maybe even finding a whole new lost city. They’re still finding new ones, you know.



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Ceibal

Seibal known as El Ceibal in Spanish, is a Classic Period archaeological site of the Maya civilization located in the northern Petén Department of Guatemala. It was the largest city in the Pasión River...

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El Mirador

El Mirador is a large pre-Columbian Mayan settlement, located in the north of the modern department of El Petén, Guatemala.

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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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Tikal

Tikal was a Maya city of great power and size, the largest of Maya cities during the “Classic Era” over 1000 years ago. During this time, the city dominated much of the Maya region...

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Yaxha

Yaxha (or Yaxhá in Spanish orthography) is a Mesoamerican archaeological site in the northeast of the Petén Basin region, and a former ceremonial centre and city of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. Yaxha was the...