Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quiriguá

Local nameQuiriguá
LocationIzabal, Guatemala

Quiriguá is an ancient Maya archaeological site in the department of Izabal in south-eastern Guatemala. It is a medium-sized site covering approximately 3 square kilometres along the lower Motagua River, with the ceremonial center about 1 km from the north bank. During the Maya Classic Period, Quiriguá was situated at the juncture of several important trade routes. The site was occupied by 200, construction on the acropolis had begun by about 550, and an explosion of grander construction started in the 8th century.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quiriguá

Official website http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/149

Address Guatemala

Coordinates 15°16'9.998" N -89°2'25.001" E

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