The Ultimate Maya Hotspot

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Why you need to go

The Maya people figured out the stars, invented two calendars, had a sophisticated way or writing, launched what is possibly the world’s first iteration of soccer, brought us chocolate and lived in peace with nature. 

 

What’s waiting for you there?

Tikal was a major pre-Columbian political, economic and military center. Today the site shows the remains of a ceremonial centre, made up of impressive architecture: temples, palaces, public squares, residences, ball-game courts, roads, squares and ramps can be traced back in history. 

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What you won’t forget

The moment you see the Maya ruins peaking atop the jungle when you’re approaching Tikal. It’s a powerful and magical sight.