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Ruinas de Zaculeu

Huehuetenango, Guatemala
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Interesting information about Zaculeu ruins, Huehuetengango

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

Reviewed March 15, 2018
igerfg34
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
Interesting, easy to miss Mayan ruins

Rather than cycle up to El Mirador on the Cuchamatanes mountains we opted to visit these smallish... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2018
Mountain_Bike_Rider
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Leeds England
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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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

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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

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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!

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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 24 May 2016

This was my second trip to Zaculeu, and after visiting many other ruins in Guatemala and Mexico, I was saddened by the preservation work done in the past by the United Fruit Co. They essentially poured concrete over everything that looked like it might be...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2016

These ruins are an awesome pit-stop in Huehue. There is plenty of history here and although the museum isn't overly large it does give plenty of background information on the ruins. The ruins themselves are beautiful but I would suggest going to them in the...More

Thank Jeff L
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Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

This is a great trip to make and very interesting and educational! The museum is great as well! We learned some of the details of the conquest of the Spanish against the Mayans! If in western Guatemala it is definitely worth the trip to Huehuetenango!...More

Thank ftyso
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