Tikal the Mayan Ruins October 16th 2002 The wonder of Guatemala, the most talked about Mayan ruins in existence, the largest, the most impressive this is Tikal. In its day the city of Tikal was the most important in the entire region. Most of the buildings were built in the 700's, but archaeologists have found evidence of habitation as far back as 130 BC, roads or something.
Tikal stretches though out several square miles of jungle. ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Guatemala » Petén Region » Tikal 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