The Great Plaza

Member Rating 4 out of 5 by globe trotter on January 3, 2001

Save the best til last - see everything else before coming to the centre of town. This 3 acre complex dates back from 150 BC & is truly a site to behold. Temple 1 & 2 face each other over the central courtyard & the sides are the sites for old palaces, temples & ball courts. There are several interesting masks carved in the stonework (easily spotted by the little thatched huts that protect them).

Also take time to wander around the old palace rooms - some of them are still remarkably in tact.
The Great Plaza
Tikal, Guatemala

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