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Poustinia Land Art Park

Mollejon Rd, Benque Viejo del Carmen, Belize
+501 637-0574
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Activity for a cool weather day

Friends and I popped into this place without a lot of planning. It was a very hot day and we had... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2017
peppersprout33
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Benque Viejo del Carmen, Belize
Powerful, often political, art in the jungle

Use the printed guide to read about the art pieces, and the map to help find your way to them. The... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2017
Scott_Kisling
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Salt Lake City, UT
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  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
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Mollejon Rd, Benque Viejo del Carmen, Belize
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Reviewed May 3, 2017

Friends and I popped into this place without a lot of planning. It was a very hot day and we had not prepared well. Bring sturdy shoes and LOTS of water. We were lucky to arrive on a day that the curator was on site...More

Thank peppersprout33
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Use the printed guide to read about the art pieces, and the map to help find your way to them. The art here is often very powerful, but a guide would really help you find your way, thus a deduction of one star.

Thank Scott_Kisling
Reviewed February 27, 2017

This attraction requires you have your own vehicle. The place is difficult to get in because the rough road and the lack of signs to get there. Once you find it, you will be there by yourself. We had to look for the caretaker and...More

Thank jariz_2000
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

We saw about the place in a hostel in San Ignacio so we thought of giving it a try, totally worth it, the vegetation is amazing and the pieces of art are really something. We spend like four hours getting lost in the beauties of...More

Thank aliciamura
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Well worth visiting; a varied collection sculptures by Belizean and international artists scattered throughout a former cattle farm, now regenerating into forest. Tranquil and captivating: you could easily spend a full day here exploring all its nooks and crannies. Highly recommended.

Thank Tubroos
Reviewed April 14, 2016

We read about this place in a guide book and decided to check it out, not really knowing what to expect. Well, it's exactly as it sounds....it's an outdoor museum where sculptures blend with their surroundings and will eventually be overtaken by them. The sculptures...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed January 21, 2016

I just love the ambiance of this art park located in a jungle forest on the outskirts of Benque. A must see when in Benque. Tickets can be obtained from the house of culture in town.

Thank BENQUE R
Reviewed August 20, 2015

An amazing enmeshing of art and nature where art is married to nature and thus endures the elements of nature and changing the art as it ages. An amazing idea and one that is so different than the traditional methods of displaying art. It is...More

Thank DrShaz
Reviewed March 29, 2014

Tired of seeing just another Maya temple, Waterfall or Cave? Interested in creative work and ideas? You enjoy to be out of the beaten path of tourists and discover a lot of different sculputres within the jungle? Than this is the place to go for...More

1  Thank Caroline3Hamburg
Reviewed February 22, 2014

Poustinia is an environmental art park situated a few miles from the Belize-Guatemala border in Benque Viejo del Carman Belize. There are dozens of in situ ‘earthworks’ scattered over acres and acres of rough terrain and jungle. Poustinia is art with an Indiana Jones wilderness...More

Thank DiceyEye
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Angela A
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This question has two answers, (1) the place has lack of information, there are no signals on how to get there. There are no maps, no guides, no information about the works, this is annoying and frustrating because it is a... More
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