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5 Mayan Temple Sites to Visit in Belize

Between 250 AD to 900 AD, over one million Maya people lived in present day Belize, and today a treasure trove of sacred caves, beautiful palaces and ball courts can be found in ancient Maya Cities throughout Belize. Here are the top must see Maya temples in Belize.
10/09/2013 04:58pm ET | Updated December 9, 2013
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Archaeologists affirm that Belize was once the center of the Mayan civilization because of the country's varied flora and fauna and abundance of marine life, which was favorable to the growth of the population.

Between 250 AD to 900 AD, over one million Mayan people lived in present day Belize, and today a treasure trove of sacred caves, beautiful palaces and ball courts can be found in ancient Mayan cities throughout Belize.

Here are the top must-see Mayan temples in Belize:

5 Maya Temple Sites to Visit in Belize