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While convenient location close to lake Atitlan this Mayan ruin town lack the grandeur and delicacy work of art that you will see in Chichen Itza, Tikal, Copan, or other Mayan ruins in Yucatan area. The good thing is when we visit here in the...More
This is a beautiful site with a small museum. Inside the museum is a large 3D site diagram as it was long ago. This really explains it all. The location that was chosen to build this village is so beautiful and you can really see...More
25 years ago,... a trip in the future, our future. When our first Child was growing, waiting to see the sky, we were walking here. What a great, mystic, beautiful place to be. To let your mind go back in time.
It was about 1.5 hours from Guatemala City. We took a Galapagos Adventure tour. The guide was good and spoke very good English and was informative. The ruins have not been reconstructed. The area is beautiful and on a mountain ridge covered with trees. The...More
Mayan sites of small size and limited services (being water and food, and remember that the toilet literally shuts down at 4 pm!) but very suggestive. We hired a local guide who we met in front and who gave us some historical information about the...More
We have been to Iximche numerous times but always enjoy it because the grounds are well kept. It is best if you speak Spanish because most of the guides don't speak English. The history of the Mayan culture is very interesting and worth the visit...More
This was a nice stop from Guatemala City to lake Atitlan. Small but interesting museum with artifacts . Unfortunately , we didn’t have time to hire a guide and do a detailed tour so we just walked around on our own .All the signs are...More
We visited Iximche on the way back to Antigua from Panajachel. This is a well preserved site, although excavation stopped some years ago. It was a Mayan city protected on three sides by steep ravines with a deep moat on the fourth side. There are...More
Of the ruins we visited on the Pacific side of Central America, this comprised both the most land and the most structures. There was a small, but very interesting museum. It was fascinating to walk among the structures, some of which are still in use...More