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.

Facts & Stats on Caracol

Names
Caracol
Caracol Archaeological Reserve
Oxwitzá
IDs
319300 Go Historic

Resources for Caracol

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