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Xunantunich Travel Guide: 43 reviews and 105 photos

Xunantunich is a Mayan site located a few miles southwest of San Ignacio. The name means "Stone Woman" or "Maiden of the Rock". The site is best known for the towering pyramid known as "El Castillo", which at 130 feet (40 meters) is the second tallest structure in Belize.

  • Last visit to Xunantunich: Jan 2003
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Gillybob's Profile Photo
    Aug 1, 2009 at 7:55 AM

    Interesting little page! Gillybob greetings

  • windsorgirl's Profile Photo
    Dec 18, 2004 at 2:53 PM

    I hope to escape to Belize this winter, thanks for the tips, but you forgot to tell me how I'm supposed to pronounce it!! : ))

  • pollon's Profile Photo
    Feb 21, 2003 at 4:32 PM

    now I know what they mean but when I first saw football connected to mayas, I thought it was a joke ;-)... great page!!!

  • herzog63's Profile Photo
    Feb 19, 2003 at 8:21 PM

    Those steps do look like they could be slippery! That hand winched ferry boat looks cool! Great photos! I don't know anything about this area! Xunantunich looks like an awesome place to explore!

  • yeah_baby's Profile Photo
    Feb 18, 2003 at 11:27 AM

    remarkable pictures in your travelogue, great job! thanks for the visit :-)

  • Feb 12, 2003 at 7:08 AM

    A great start. This is a really interesting page. Love the TL.

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Feb 7, 2003 at 7:12 AM

    Great, fascinating pics! Oh, I see that they play "normal" not American football there hehe.


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