Caracol Caracol, Belize

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This important Mayan city flourished in the 6th century and now lies in ruins in western Belize near Guatemala. Hidden in the jungle until 1937 and still being excavated, it contains pyramids, tombs and Mayan art.

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319300
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16.763177° N, 89.117768° W

References & Resources

  1. Caracol Archaeological Project University of Central Florida.
  2. Caracol Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.
  3. Mountain Pine Ridge and Caracol Attractions Frommers.com.

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Caracol (Caracol, Belize)
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April 11, 2015