Yaxhá National Park

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Yaxhá National Park

Lacustrine cities constructed on small barren islands connected to land by roads and channels, where is located the Yaxhá Lagoon. The first, located 30kms from Southwest of Tikal, it possesses plazas and acropolis that are connected by “Sacbés” (channel). The hieroglyphic inscription indicates that it was inhabited during the beginnings and final Classic. It is city of the Post-classic period that is found in one of the islands of Yaxhá

Its buildings are similar to those Tulum in Yucatán, México. In these two sites we can acceded from El Remate, point where the Petén Itzá Lake finalizes, way to Tikal. The highway is asphalted and accessible all the year.

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