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Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua: Tours & Tickets

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All reviews rio dulce cruise ship couple of hours an excursion santo tomas entrance fee puerto barrios guatemala city small museum archaeological site jade museum on arrival local guide en route pass through definitely worth the visit half a dozen
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Reviewed 3 January 2019

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

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank DeepMSJ
Reviewed 17 December 2018

the Quirigua Archelogical site is not one of the WOW things like Tikal or Palenque, but it is well worth the visit - and it is a must if you are anyway on the travel from Guatemala CIty towards Rio Dulce or Puerto Barrios. Entrance...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Really AMAZING spot !the magic atmosphere embraces u and at every step u live something unique very well preserved ruins of an important past.u walk a long Rich and generous nature" feeling" special that place is and was, the energy here is overwhelming L♡ved it

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank BaBordo
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Whether its your first taste of Mayan archeology or another stop for the grizzled Mayan-site-tourist, Quirigua is worth your time and attention. Quirigua is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the 84-acre (34 hectare) archeological park carved out of the 1.2 square mile (3 square kilometer)...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank deburkins
Reviewed 2 April 2018

If you like history, then this is the place you want to be. This place has history in abundance. After quite a long drive from the port we arrive at Quirigua. Don't be put off by the length of the drive though, because you pass...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank DtheBamboo
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Came here on a tour with Happy Fish and I was really impressed. This is not your typical Mayan ruins with big temples, but the stone carvings are really awesome. You do need bug spray, so don't forget it. Only thing I missed was a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Ravenito
Reviewed 16 March 2018

This was my first time to see a stelae and it was very moving. A really awesome excursion from our cruise ship. The grounds are well maintained and there are even places to buy hand crafted items. It was a bit of a long and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank 210vickiec
Reviewed 9 March 2018

most of the stalae (upright stone slabs) were erected during the reign of Cielo Cauac who freed this city from the rule of Copan (which is now part of Honduras). He ruled until about 736 BC. Quirigua had close ties to Tikal in the early...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Marion W
Reviewed 18 February 2018

The ruins here are of course spectacular, but the layout of the grounds and the background info is especially helpful. Helpful staff and user friendly grounds were most pleasing.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank GeoffCarpentier
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This is a small site and the museum leaves a lot to be desired. However, the beautiful and stunning stelae with their hieroglyphs are something that you can't see at any other Mayan site. The state of preservation allows you to see clear details and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from BaBordo | Reviewed this property |
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
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Response from BaBordo | Reviewed this property |
Actually I organized my journey to Quirigua by myself. From Livingston boat then bus then tuk tuk, it s not considerare in planned Tours BUT REALLY WORTH A VISIT!!!!!! It u want more details ask me