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Address: 45 km (28 mi) north of Belize City, Belize
Phone Number: 625-6976
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Description: This collection of temples and other buildings is one of the most...
This collection of temples and other buildings is one of the most well-known Mayan ruins in Belize.
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Altun Ha was the best Mayan Ruins that I have ever been to. Although, I have not been to many of them but this was an awesome experience. It was a rough ride going there as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Altun Ha was the best Mayan Ruins that I have ever been to. Although, I have not been to many of them but this was an awesome experience. It was a rough ride going there as the highway was in bad shape but it was well worth the ride as this site was just amazing! If you have mobility problem,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

What a sight! How amazingly beautiful! Although it was extremely humid which I did not enjoy, I wouldn't trade this experience for the world! The ruins are still in tact and in perfect condition and you can climb to the tops.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I popped into Altun Ha on my way back from Orange Walk as it was only 12 miles off the highway. Very straightforward to get to and do not expect to drive on tarmac road all the way. There is plenty of car parking space when you arrive and about a dozen shops selling souvenirs. You can also hire a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

The Altun Ha visit was great. The tour guide was knowledgeable about the history and had a wonderful personality. We climbed to the top of one of the monuments and the view was so beautiful. It felt like we were actually back in time during the visit. The stories about the ruins were entertaining and told with much excitement. Remember... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My partner and I went on a Caribbean cruise last April and Belize was one of our cruise stops. At first, we really just wanted to tour Belize City on our own but after reading so many negative reviews about the country and how dangerous it can be, we opted for an excursion to the Altun Ha Mayan Ruins. It... More 

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Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This was my first experience with Mayan ruins, so I' m not sure how it compares to Mayan ruins elsewhere, but all I can say is -- WOW! The structures and site were extremely impressive. Other than one family, who I saw only once, I had the ENTIRE SITE to myself!!! The solitude was pretty powerful. In addition to the... More 

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Xenia, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We booked it through Carnival. I wasn't interested in going but the family wanted to so I went. I am so glad I did. It was beautiful and very interesting. The bus ride to get there is a little long but worth it! Our tour guides were informative. They gave us a tour and then we had about half an... More 

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We took a riverboat jungle tour leading to the ruins as an excursion from our cruise ship and it was certainly the highlight of the trip. The tour guides were very engaging and informative and the condition of the ruins was amazing. Lots to see and an experience that any history nerd should have. Wonderful.

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Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I had not visited the Mayan Ruins at all so this was my first visit. Loved the scenery and historic information provided by the informative guide. This was a tour booked through Carnival Cruise Lines so I'm not quite sure of the tour operator. The tour was guided from the bus trip to the Ruins and throughout the Ruins. From... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Went here on a tour bus from the cruise ship port. The tour was very well organized and once at the ruins, the presentation was very informative. Afterwards we were left to climb the ruins at our own pace. This is a beautiful, mystic place.

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Address: 45 km (28 mi) north of Belize City, Belize
Phone Number: 625-6976
Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize District

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