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Departure Location: Most Hotels or Resorts on San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
Departure Time: 6am from Hotel or Resort
Tour Duration: 6am-3pm
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Minimum Age: none
Xunantunich meaning “maiden of the rock” or “stone woman” in Maya, is situated on the Western Highway across the river from the village of San Jose Succotz.
Xunantunich is a Classic Period ceremonial center. The site core occupies only 300 square meters but the periphery covers several square kilometers. In Group A, Structure A-6 (El Castillo) rises 130 feet above plaza level making it one of the tallest buildings in Belize. On this structure there are two temples. The lower temple is famous for its large stucco frieze. A mask with larger ears probably represents the sun god. Next to this mask, there is a moon sign with a border of signs representing Venus.
Combine with Cave Tubing Adventure for double the fun!