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Xunantunich, Cayo

#1 of 16 in Historic Sites in Belize
Observe the unbelievable ancient structures at Xunantunich, a site of ancient Mayan civilization and commerce. Contemplate the site's largest structure, a pyramid standing at a staggering 40 m (130 ft) tall, and climb to its summit for amazing vistas across the jungle. Consider taking a guided tour for for a more illuminating visit, helping you to absorb extra knowledge about the fascinating Mayan civilization. Don’t forget your camera and sunscreen, and keep you ears open for the sound of howler monkeys bellowing from the jungle canopy. Use our Cayo road trip website to visit Xunantunich on your trip to Cayo, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Xunantunich is a really easy drive from San Ignacio, don't miss it if you're in the area. Definitely try to get there early and avoid the cruise ship tour groups. We got there at 8:30, but 8 probably ...  more »
  • had a great time visiting and didnt feel need for guide, get there at 8 and make sure it is not a cruise day, toucans on the site and lots of mnnkeys, information area at entrance very good  more »
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