Yaxhá, Guatemala, is a Mesoamerican archaeological site in the northeast of the Petén Basin region, and a former ceremonial centre and city of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization. Yaxha was the third largest city in the region and experienced its maximum
Man standing next to Stela K ; near the eastern border of the Great Plaza. Quiriguá is an ancient Maya archaeological site along the lower Montagua river in south-eastern Guatemala. Photographed by Dr Alfred Percival Maudslay in
Tikal - The Temple of the Giant Jaguar rises 170 feet out of the misty jungle. Tikal is like an iceberg, with sites across a park and far more lying beneath. The major attractions are within a area and can be explored in a two-day visit.