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Altun Ha - Mayan ruins in Belize: the address on a map, photos PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 14 February 2012 23:01

Altun Ha is the city of Mayan civilization, which is located on the territory of Belize, 60 km north of Belize City, near the Caribbean coast. Altun Ha on the Yucatec language means "Stone Pond", but the ancient name of this Mayan city is unknown. archaeological excavations in this Mayan city began only in 1965, and prior to that time blocks of stone from the ancient structures were used in the construction of a small town of Rockstone Pond. In the course of archaeological excavation was found a huge jade image of the Sun Bok - Kinich Ahau, which became a national treasure of Belize. On the territory of the Altun Ha are located hundreds of different buildings in an area of ​​eight square kilometers. Scientists believe, that Altun Ha was founded in 200 AD, the main structure constructed from the 3rd to the 10th century AD. Get to the Altun Ha can using the map, which shown at the top of this article - simply show it to taxi driver.


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