Known as the epicenter of the ancient Maya world, Belize once was home to more than 2 million Mayas. Sacred temples, pyramids, advanced science, agriculture, mathematics, palaces, and awesome structures are their legacy. Without the use of iron or the wheel, the civilization reached its zenith at the time when Europe was in the Dark Ages.
Xunantunich is an ancient Maya archaeological site located 12 km west of San Ignacio. There's no need to take a tour - we'll show you how to get there by bus! Xunantunich stands on a hilltop, with views to nearby Guatemala. There are 5 plazas on site,wh