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An amazing site, perfect for soaking up the Mayan and Olmec cultures.

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Takalik Abaj

Flying the flag for archaeology.

This is one of the most important archaeological sites in Guatemala, located in the south of the country. In terms of buildings, it is the best surviving example of Mayan and pre-Hispanic civilisation in Guatemala, hence its significance. The site is home to buildings from the 9th and 10th centuries, in addition to monuments of other civilisations and styles, such as the Olmec. In fact, it is the ideal place to explore this culture, which played such a fundamental role in indigenous history during the Pre-classic Mesoamerican period in the area closest to Mexico. This site is home to over eighty ancient buildings and numerous plazas, in addition to multiple stone effigies, some of which are of a considerable size. If you're a fan of ancient civilizations, a visit to Takalik Abaj is a must.

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