Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum, San Ignacio

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Journey back in time at Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum, one of the oldest Mayan sites in Belize. Consisting of over 30 structures, the ruins once served as the hilltop home of an elite Mayan ruling family. Wander freely through the site's many tunnels, climbing the buildings and exploring their nooks and crannies. Check out the visitor centre, where artists’ impressions of the settlement in its heyday give you sense of what life was once like here. Make sure to bring plenty of water, sunscreen, and bug spray. Our San Ignacio trip planner makes visiting Cahal Pech Mayan Ruins & Museum and other San Ignacio attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Not close, but in town. Compact and very interesting. When we went only one other couple. Because it is small you can explore easily. If you are in San Ignacio there is no reason not to visit.  more »
  • When first entering San Ignacio, it’s easy to lose your sense of direction a bit. Once you acclimate, you realize that Cahal Pech is in town and walkable (albeit an uphill climb) from city center. If ...  more »
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  • We were fortunate enough to have rented the house right in front of the Cahal Pech ruins. Casa de Cahal Pech. This is a smaller ruin but a must see.
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