Caracol is located in the highlands south of San Ignacio known as the Vaca Plateau. Caracol is the most magnificent Maya site in Belize, and in fact one of the largest in the Maya world. It is not as extensively restored as other sites because it was completely lost in the rainforest for over 1000 years until its discovery in 1937. The first archaeologist who studied Caracol soon after its discovery named it “Snail” (“Caracol” in Spanish) because of the large numbers of snail shells found there, but the original Mayan name translated to “Three Hill Water”, making this one of the few Maya sites... Leer más
Dirección: Take the "Mountain Pine Ridge Road" southward from Santa Elena, or Georgeville both on the Western Highway in the Cayo District.
Ciudad / Localidad: Santa Elena
Cobra entrada: No
Recuerda: comunícate con Caracol Maya Archeological Site and Visitor Center antes de tu visita. Cambios en horarios, precios o servicios podrian haber ocurrido sin previo aviso.
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