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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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