"Quirigua" Quiriguá by Jim_Eliason

Quiriguá Travel Guide: 10 reviews and 58 photos

Quirigua is best known for its well-preserved Stelae and zoomorphs. The City was founded in AD250 and was a tributary to Copan, the great Mayan city to the west. The city was abandoned sometime in the mid 800's. It was rediscovered and excavated in 1841.

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  • Pros:Great Mayan sculpture
  • Cons:Hot, Hot and more Hot, long drive
  • Last visit to Quiriguá: Mar 2008
  • Intro Updated Dec 7, 2008
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