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Kaminaljuyu

Zona 7, Guatemala City, Guatemala
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Learned something new here. Didn't know about ancient adobe construction in Central America. Nice... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Toshua99
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Madison Heights, Virginia
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This is an unknown but really important archaological site in the middle of not-such-a-great... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
bksmith2010
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Los Angeles, California
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Zona 7, Guatemala City, Guatemala
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Learned something new here. Didn't know about ancient adobe construction in Central America. Nice spot to reflect on how far we've come and the things we don't know.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

This is an unknown but really important archaological site in the middle of not-such-a-great neighborhood in Guatemala City. They are actively uncovering Mayan ruins and have a small visitor's center describing their work. The grounds are also beautiful and often used for both Christian and...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

One of the most important archaeological sites of the Valley of Guatemala holding the deep past in its ancient constructions that once spread out around this area. The work at this site is important and the honoring of its long prehistory relevant to our world...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Every city tour of Guatemala has to start visiting Kaminal Juyú archaeological site. Is not only a ruin, but a sacred place for the Maya communities in Guatemala. Most of the time you will be able to enjoy a Maya ceremony being performed at the...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This Maya ruins are close to the center, just 15 min. with a taxi. It is worthwhile seeing it. The ruins are not massively big, but you get a first impression of the culture, especially if you don't have time to travel through Guatemala! The...More

1  Thank Drissco
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Just minutes from hotel Tikal Futura, is located this beautiful atraction where you can see excavations showing guatemalans daily life from long time ago, Synchronizing catholic religion with mayan beliefs are routinely performed daily by the native guatemalan folks who adhere to old ancient traditions,...More

Thank wepineda
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

What makes park really unique is that it is located inside the city limits and you don't have to travel far to get to it. A long time ago this park was not very well taken care of but now they have done a lot...More

Thank franciscomorales
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Some Mayan ruins in the city. It's a nice place but also a bit expensive 7$. Takes about an hour to walk around and see it all.

Thank Nicholas N
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

I don't think I would go to Guatemala City just to see this site (especially if you can visit the many other Mayan sites in the country) but we were visiting friends in GC who took us here one morning, and we were very glad...More

Thank Jillian S
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Is incredible that most guatemalan´s havent visited! Is not TIKAL, but is 15 minutes from the airport and you can see some unearthened structures! Many years ago you could access even deeper into the structures... but it is still worth a visit

Thank Jcquan
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