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Tikal (ancient city)

Tikal

Tikal

Tikal (ancient city): the name of this unique city means “place of voices” and is one of the largest known Mayan cities so far. It has been a cultural and natural world World Heritage since 1979. This site has more than 3,000 archaeological sites. Elements, a city that exists between the pre-classic and classic periods. Of the temples and squares found here, highlights the Plaza Mayor, heart of Archaeological park of Tikal and is surrounded by temples I (Temple of the Great Jaguar) and II (Temple of the Masks), the Acropolis of the North and the Central. There is the square of the Great Pyramid or Lost World, a set of monuments of the The oldest in Tikal and the palace of the windows, with many interconnecting rooms. Temple III or “Temple of the Jaguar Priest” has different sizes in its lintels. the Temple IV or “Double-headed Snake Temple” is the tallest in Tikal, for its 70 meters high from where we can recreate one of the most spectacular Park panoramas. And temple VI or “Temple of the Inscriptions”, is named after the cover of glyphs on its crest.