The cultural landscape of Guatemala is a fusion of ancient traditions, colonial influences, and contemporary expressions. It showcases the country's rich indigenous heritage, artistic craftsmanship, vibrant music and dance, flavorful cuisine, and a deep connection to its natural and historical surroundings.
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Archaeological Sites in Guatemala
Inhabited since the 2nd century A.D., Quiriguá became the capital of an autonomous and prosperous state. Its ruins, located in what is today an archaeological park in southeastern Guatemala, constitute an essential resource for the study of Mayan civilization.
Tak'alik Ab'aj is a pre-Columbian archaeological site located in southwestern Guatemala. The city was a commercial hub between the Guatemalan Highlands and the Pacific coast. It is one of several Mesoamerican sites with both Olmec and Maya features.
The Cultural Triangle: Yaxha-Nakum-Naranjo National Park is a multidisciplinary project involving archaeologists, architects, conservators, restorers, biologists, and workers. This archaeological multi-site is situated in Petén Department, Guatemala.
Tikal Archaeological Site: Tikal National Park (Guatemala) The Editor Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:26
Tikal is one of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization's most significant archaeological sites and urban centers. Located in the Petén Basin of northern Guatemala, surrounded by the lush Maya Forest, the site is part of Guatemala's Tikal National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.