Altun Ha, Belize District

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#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Belize District
Visit Altun Ha, the remains of an ancient Mayan city boasting two main plazas and 13 structures, including a temple. You can now climb the taller temple, once an important ceremonial building, and enjoy the view from the altar atop. A market just outside the ruins sells local handicrafts. See the large water reservoir known as “Rockstone Pond,” which is the English translation of the site’s name. Keep an eye out for wildlife, including armadillos, foxes, and white-tailed deer. Due to the site’s location, it's best to visit with a guide. Use our Belize District trip planner to visit Altun Ha on your trip to Belize District, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Shortly after arriving in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize, C.A. we were searching for a tour company and ran into a very friendly gentleman, named Jorge, in front of The Mundo Maya Jungle Tour compa...  more »
  • We recently visited this place with our three teenage children and two grandmas. Leandra did a good job of explaining the gist of the location. We climbed the pyramids and took the ten minute walk to ...  more »
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  • The first and only ruins I’ve visited, so I can’t compare. But, we did enjoy the visit. The grounds were immaculately clean and although their were vendors in the area they weren’t aggressive. Our tour guide, Abner, from V.I.V Tours was very knowledgeable. I highly recommend them.
  • This is a great place. The guides are good to understand as not native English speaker. There are not many people there and you can really enjoy the time there. The restrooms are very clean. For everyone who wants to see a quiet but not too large place, Altun Ha is perfect to bring Mayan feeling.
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