Altun Ha, Rock Stone Pond

4.5
#3 of 16 in Historic Sites in Belize
Must see · Ruin · Tourist Spot
Visit Altun Ha, the remains of an ancient Mayan city boasting two main plazas and 13 structures, including a temple. You can now climb the taller temple, once an important ceremonial building, and enjoy the view from the altar atop. A market just outside the ruins sells local handicrafts. See the large water reservoir known as “Rockstone Pond,” which is the English translation of the site’s name. Keep an eye out for wildlife, including armadillos, foxes, and white-tailed deer. Due to the site’s location, it's best to visit with a guide. See Altun Ha and all Rock Stone Pond has to offer by arranging your trip with our Rock Stone Pond trip itinerary builder app.
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  • Spectacular ruins and a beautiful drive up there. We were surprised how big the parking lot is, but it seems cruise ship excursions go here, so maybe mind your timing. We arrived around noon and had.....  more »
  • My husband and I visited Belize on Feb. 26, 2020 while on a cruise. Once we arrived to Belize City from our ship, we walked the full length of shops promenade out to an area where taxi drivers were...  more »

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