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All reviews rio dulce a unesco world heritage site cruise ship an excursion santo tomas entrance fee puerto barrios small museum guatemala city mayan world jade museum on site on arrival en route definitely worth the visit half a dozen trade routes
As someone who has been to over 40 Maya ruins, how could we not see Quirigua while visiting Copan. We were based in Copan and it was a 3 hour drive to Quirgua including border crossing into Guatemala. The stela are by far the tallest...More
On this site you"ll we find mainly Maya stones having important indications on dates and
kings of Mayas . They perfectly readable due to the sandstone basis . The site is organized as a big flat green field . We can see a hill wich...More
We took an excursion here from out cruise ship, which was about 90 minutes away near Puerto Barrios. We had a guide who told us lots of interesting facts and history about the Maya, Quirigua, and modern-day Guatemala.
The site is pretty interesting, but don't...More
From our cruise ship we had a long journey through Santo Tomas and cross country to Quirigua park. What would have been quit a dull journey was made more interesting by our knowledgeable guide who told us all about the history of Guatemala and the...More
We visited this site as part of a group tour en-route from Copán to Puerto Barrios. There is an impressive series of carved stelae and sculpted calendars and there are great views of the site from the Acropolis. The site has the tallest monumental sculpture...More
Relatively small site but with important and impressive stelles. Visit the small museum at the entrance behind the shops. It gives you an idea of how the site was found and how the stelles used to look like
The ruins of Quirigua are not easy to get to, but the ruins are incredible. Featured are a large number of carved stelae of imposing size, dragged there by human power and probably decorated in place. The so-called acropolis ruins are nothing special, but the...More
Definitely worth the visit. The stelae are amazing. The whole area is open to the sun, and surrounded by some of the world's largest trees. Make sure to climb up the stairs to the "agora" which is beyond the stelae area. The jade museum is...More
Next to Copan this is the other place to see some great carvings if that is what you are after. Of course history of Quirigua is intertwined with Copan, Their carvings and Steilas are too. I really enjoyed my visit and I recommend going here...More
I think cruise ship will leave u in livingston so take a boat to Puerto barrios and from there a bus to Quirigua .
Be very careful with the the time schedule it takes really long time to go and go back