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Address: San Ignacio, Belize
Description: This ancient Mayan site features a museum and several dozen surviving...
This ancient Mayan site features a museum and several dozen surviving structures.
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These were awesome to see first hand and to think about the age of these with all the excavation that was done to expose it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Healdsburg, California
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Healdsburg, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

These were awesome to see first hand and to think about the age of these with all the excavation that was done to expose it.

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Mission, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Is kept clean and provides good information in it's museum! Is not easily handicap accessible, but people are very helpful and accommodating if you do need help. Well worth taking the time to see.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Room was clean but quite old fashioned. Good communal area. Helpful staff. Room was absolutely boiling so we would recommend paying extra for air con depending on time of year. Good location- close to Main Street of restaurants and where bus drops you off. No taxi required.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We had family members here to visit for a short day. One of the reason we like Cahal Pech is it's close proximity to the area. We drove from Placencia, and visited several sites in San Ignacio. Cahal Pech is different from many of the other ruins, as you can actually walk through some of the corridors. The history of... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Cahal Pech Mayan ruins are right in San Ignacio, at the south end of town. They're within easy walking distance of town, and you can cover the entire site in 1-2 hours, depending on how long you spend in the small but good visitor's center and how long you spend at each structure. This makes it a nice 'filler'... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This park in the city, very easily accessible and very nice to see. Two hours are decent time to spend there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The main attraction for us to this ruin site is the proximity to San Ignacio, if we weren't staying literally next door, I don't believe this is an attraction that I would seek out specifically. The museum was informative, and there was no restricted access to the ruins, you could climb on all of them. This site is much smaller... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

If you're in San Ignacio it's definitely worth a visit to Cahal Pech. We got a taxi there from town for a couple of dollars (it's a long walk up a steep hill in the heat!) but then we walked back down to town. It's a small site, but very interesting with lots to see. There's a helpful museum which... More 

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Belize City, Belize
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This is a small site but by far the easiest mayan site to access. Cool structures to climb and nice view from the top. Well worth the trip.

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East Greenbush, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Very convenient and easy to get too---one of the "later" Mayan temple ruins. You can be in and out in about an hour if necessary. Not as large and extensive as some of the other older ruins, but certainly well worth the visit.

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