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Acr贸polis Central - Ruin - Guatemala

This maze of residential palaces and small temples is found on the south side of Gran Plaza. Believed to be where the royal family and their relatives lived, some chambers still have remnants of low platforms which served as beds. The tiny rooms are believed to be sacred ritual sites, with graffiti bearing evidence. Out of the 45 buildings in the complex, the Maler Palace was used by one of the pioneering archaeologists, Teobert Maler, as his residence between 1895 and 1904. You can still see his signature on the door jambs of the main entrance.

Location:
Guatemala

Ruin Types:
Ruins

Getting There
South side of Gran Plaza

Relative price: Budget

Travel Skills: None



Here are other activities in and around Tikal that may be of interest: El Mundo Perdido (The Lost World), Templo de las Inscripciones (Templo VI), Northern Complexes, Plaza Oeste, Plaza de los Siete Templos, Acr贸polis del Sur & Templo V, Templo IV & Complejo N and Gran Plaza.








By Nellie Huang
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30 Sep 2009




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