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Address: 45 km (28 mi) north of Belize City, Belize
Phone Number: 625-6976
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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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Great second trip

I visited the site back in April of last year and I was so glad to see the improvement in the roads and the facilities there. It was a bit scary the first time with the gravel... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visited the site back in April of last year and I was so glad to see the improvement in the roads and the facilities there. It was a bit scary the first time with the gravel roads the last 10 miles but now I highly recommend the site. The tour guides were great and the ice cold beer from... More 

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Campbell, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've never been to a temple/ruins site before so I have nothing to compare it too. They were very impressive, large, well maintained. You were also able to climb to the top of them (Hello stair master!) The local people took pride in the ruins, and it was nice to see the countryside along the way. I'd definitely recommend this... More 

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Thank kalibreez82
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went on an organised tour with one of the best guides I have ever had. On our way to the site she gave us a lot of information,treated us as adults, and had a good sense of humour. The site itself was excellent with buildings you can climb.You get a real sense of how the Mayan's lived. There is... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a last minute change in our plans so were not able to go on our diving excursion as planned. It turns out we got really lucky because (as we discovered later) the Altun Ha ruins were far better than the ruins we had planned to visit in Cozumel the next day. The country has worked to keep the... More 

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Cleverdale
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The ruins are well worth the trip just to see the countryside and how people in this country live enroute, THAT's what's most interesting. Be sure to bring lots of singles (American Dollars) so you can appease the locals who are awaiting you to sell you snacks, soda and water. Be sure to haggle the snack price bc the $5... More 

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bridgeport, wv
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Altun Ha Ruins are close to Belize City and good for a 1/2 day tour. They do get a lot of traffic from cruise ships going into Belize. If you are visiting the country and not on a ship, pick a day (like Friday afternoon) when there aren't a lot of ships in so that you can have the place... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our cruise stopped in Belize last January and we book a Altun Ha tour with Belize In The Sun, located in booth #7, terminal 4. The tour was described as a city/country/rain-forest/Altun-Ha tour in a air-conditioned tour bus and it was selling for about 40$US ea. We were five people that had book the tour so they asked us to... More 

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Cicero, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Angel, was the best tour guide ever. knowledgeable , bilingual and more. I learned more in a few hours than any tour ever.

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Bath, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the trip. The preservation of the ruins is remarkable; and, the views from the top are impressive. The history of the mayans and their culture is awe inspiring and amazing. It is a truly wonderful experience to be able to climb the structures and see terrific views. It is also very well though out to have guide rails... More 

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Rock Island, Illinois
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35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to a Mayan ruin, and made all the better by our tour guide Pedro Cruz (an award winning Belizean artist). When we arrived at the site, instead of letting us wander to begin, he took us from site to site, explaining the story and what we were seeing. That made all the difference! Then we... More 

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