Xunantunich Mayan Temple

This site is home to the renowned 130-feet-tall temple, El Castillo, which offers incredible panoramic views of surrounding temples and views of both Belizean and Guatemalan landscapes. Xunantunich was a major ceremonial centre as well as a residential and recreational area for the ancient Maya civilization. There is a most impressive stucco frieze on the East side of the temple, whose carved elements represent astrological symbols.

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up to 14 days in advance

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  • Duration: 3 hrs
  • Available Days: Every day
  • Schedule: 8:00 AM, 1:00 PM
  • Hotel Transport Included
  • Free cancellation up to 14 days prior
  • Mobile Ticket Included
  • Offered in English, Spanish

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Xunantunich

Attraction Visited

Xunantunich

Home to the second largest Mayan pyramid in Belize, Xunantunich is one of the most impressive Mayan sites in Belize. The site is composed of three major ceremonial plazas surrounded by numerous temples, palaces, and house mounds. Xunantunich is located 8 miles (13 km) southwest of San Ignacio on the Western Highway.

Xunantunich

What to Bring

Comfortable shoes (i.e., hiking shoes, sneakers, keens, etc.), comfortable clothing, sunglasses, sunscreen, bug spray, water, camera, binoculars (bird watchers)

What's included

Includes: Tour guide, transportation, water, entrance fees & tax

Transportation

Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.

Traveler Comments

Good guide, attention to detail and good information. We really enjoyed the visit.

- TONY S, MAY 2019
This site is home to the renowned 130-feet-tall temple, El Castillo, which offers incredible panoramic views of surrounding temples and views of both Belizean and Guatemalan landscapes.Xunantunich Mayan Temple5

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