Tikal is one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centers of the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization. It is located in the archaeological region of the Petén Basin in northern Guatemala.

12 of the World's Most Fascinating Ruins - Amazing, ruins, ancient

Caracol Astronomical Observatory, Chichen Itza Ruins, Maya Civilization, Yucatan, Mexico

Caracol Astronomical Observatory, Chichen Itza Ruins, Maya Civilization, Yucatan, Mexico

El Caracol (aka The Snail), Mayan Astronomical Observatory, Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico

Tikal (Tik’al in modern Mayan orthography) is one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centres of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. It is located in the archaeological region of the Petén Basin in what is now northern Guatemala

Tikal (Tik’al in modern Mayan orthography) is one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centres of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. It is located in the archaeological region of the Petén Basin in what is now northern Guatemala

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Coba Mexican Mayan ruins - Description: These isolated Indian ruins, miles away from civilization, are the remains of one of the largest Mayan cities.

Misty view of the Temple of Inscriptions - Palenqcue, Yucatan, Mexico. Part of Yucatan trip my Mom and I took visting ruins from Mexico City to Cancun.

Misty view of the Temple of Inscriptions - Palenque, Yucatan, Mexico. Part of Yucatan trip my Mom and I took visting ruins from Mexico City to Cancun.

Deidad maya. The Maya civilization developed in an area that encompasses southeastern Mexico, all of Guatemala and Belize, and the western portions of Honduras and El Salvador.

The Maya civilization developed in an area that encompasses southeastern Mexico, all of Guatemala and Belize, and the western portions of Honduras and El Salvador.

Temple of Columns, Chichen Itza Ruins, Maya Civilization, Yucatan, Mexico Lámina fotográfica

Temple of Columns, Chichen Itza Ruins, Maya Civilization, Yucatan, Mexico Lámina fotográfica por Michele Molinari en AllPosters.

Mayan blue was a unique bright blue pigment manufactured by cultures like the Mayans and Aztecs.

Mayan blue was a unique bright blue pigment manufactured by cultures like the Mayans and Aztecs.

Learn All about Maya Civilization with This Detailed Guide

Learn All about Maya Civilization with This Detailed Guide

Learn All about Maya Civilization with This Detailed Guide: Maya Ceramic Sculpture, Museum at Tuxtla Gutié

Photograph Maya Glyphs by Camilo Sarti on 500px

Maya Glyphs ~ The Mayan script, also known as Mayan glyphs or Mayan hieroglyphs, is the writing system of the Maya civilization of Mesoamerica, currently the only Mesoamerican writing system that has been substantially deciphered.

Guatemala lives in technicolor. Everywhere you go, the vibrant indigos, reds, greens and yellows harken to a history that transcends time and remains very much alive today. One of the last strongholds of the Maya civilization, Guatemala is still home to traditions that date back thousands of years.

Discover Guatemala's cultural history

Guatemala lives in technicolor. Everywhere you go, the vibrant indigos, reds, greens and yellows harken to a history that transcends time and remains very much alive today. One of the last strongholds of the Maya civilization, Guatemala is still home to traditions that date back thousands of years.

Lamanai (Belize). 'Spanning all phases of ancient Maya civilization, the ruins at Lamanai are known for their stone reliefs, impressive architecture, and their marvelous setting that overlooks the New River Lagoon and is surrounded by some of Northern Belize’s densest jungle. While on site, hear the roar of the howler monkeys while climbing the steep facade of the High Temple and admiring the deformed face on the Mask Temple.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/belize/northern-belize/lamanai

Lamani was a large Mayan city in northern Belize. Its name translates in Mayan language to "submerged Crocodile". Best known for 33 meter tall "High Temple"

Ciudades en ruinas que hoy siguen siendo un completo misterio

Ciudades en ruinas que hoy siguen siendo un completo misterio

Temple in the Kingdom of Tikal, one of the most prominent of the Classic Maya Period.

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