Tikal – Mayan Ruins

Tikal – Mayan Ruins

Share/Bookmark


Tikal is a large archaeological site in the Guatemalan department of Petén. In the heart of the jungle, surrounded by lush vegetation, lies one of the major sites of Mayan civilization, inhabited from the 6th century B.C. to the 10th century A.D. The ceremonial centre contains superb temples and palaces, and public squares accessed by means of ramps. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Tikal Mayan ruins attract curious investigators of all sorts, who come to marvel at their existence. Visitors to Guatemala will find a variety of options for Tikal excursions that can be arranged from other main tourist areas. Most Tikal excursions start from the nearby town of Flores, which serves as the hub for tours into the Petén department.

tikal Tikal   Mayan Ruins

tikal1 Tikal   Mayan Ruins

tikal2 Tikal   Mayan Ruins

tikal3 Tikal   Mayan Ruins

tikal4 Tikal   Mayan Ruins

tikal5 Tikal   Mayan Ruins

tikal6 Tikal   Mayan Ruins

tikal7 Tikal   Mayan Ruins

credit: MikeMurga

Share/Bookmark



Relevant Articles




Leave a Reply

 

Tags: , , , , , , , ,


Copyright © 2009-2017 MagXics – Best News, Pictures and Entertainment · All rights reserved