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Tikal -one of the new 7 wonders of the modern world

January 13th 2008
Greetings from Guatemala, In its hayday, Tikal (meaning city of voices) was a vibrant centre of the Mayan civilization. Over 100 000 people lived in Tikal and surrounding areas, and it existed for approximately 1800 years. Archeologists estimate there are approximately 13 000 structures on the site ranging from palaces for nobility, to temples, to places of sacrifice, and of course dwellings ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Petén Region » Tikal

Guatemalan Flag The Maya civilization flourished in Guatemala and surrounding regions during the first millennium A.D. After almost three centuries as a Spanish colony, Guatemala won its independence in 1821. During the second half of the 20th century, it experience... ... read more
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