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Something cool to see in Huehue

By no means the largest or most exciting ruins in Guatemala, but they're well-maintained and the... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
MelRuth13
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Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Interesting information about Zaculeu ruins, Huehuetengango

Huhuetenango is one of the departments of Guatemala that has more cultural diversity, therefore, it... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
igerfg34
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It makes the impression to be over-restored. The material is also not what the Maya´s originally used.

Thank QuintenJ
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We enjoyed climbing the ruins with a lot of free space great phot opportunities The locals included school kids in uniforms and Mayan ninos just running and enjoying the open park space Small museum was nice and we spent a little over an hour at...More

Thank DonJoseLuis
Reviewed 2 July 2018

By no means the largest or most exciting ruins in Guatemala, but they're well-maintained and the history behind this specific site is intriguing. I've gone multiple times and it still doesn't bore me.

Thank MelRuth13
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Huhuetenango is one of the departments of Guatemala that has more cultural diversity, therefore, it is one of the departments that you do or have to visit when traveling to Guatemala. What can you do in Huhuetenango? You can visit Zaculeu, Zaculeu, was the capital...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Rather than cycle up to El Mirador on the Cuchamatanes mountains we opted to visit these smallish ruins. OK the preservation work might not be the best and it's mainly aimed at Spanish speakers but worth a visit. Nice little museum, lovely location and definite...More

Thank Mountain_Bike_Rider
Reviewed 12 May 2017

After the initial shock of seeing the concrete restored ruins, this site grows on you and at the end of our visit you are thinking, yes I was right to visit this post classical maya period site. The location is just gorgeous and from the...More

Thank AnneMarieFrance58
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Very interesting experience! We almost missed the museum but make sure to visit it first. Really cool artifacts! If you are intrigued by history this is for you!

Thank amandabgraves
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This ruins are fun but are really small I trough that I will need hours to check it out but not, in about hour and half you done, is nice anyway to be in a place like this is so different, check out the museum...More

Thank Cristian P
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The hotel reception went out on the street and flagged down a local bus that would serve the location. The admission was 50 quetzales, while local people (from Guatemala) paid only 5. (Perfectly OK!) The area was nicely laid out and all ruins had good...More

Thank Petter B
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Very good place to do a quick tour and take some nice pictures. Small museum to learn from and small shops to buy souvenirs.

Thank Billy R
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