Ancient Maya City of Calakmul, Campeche (Hide)
Calakmul, an important Maya site set deep in the tropical forest of the Tierras Bajas of southern Mexico, played a key role in the history of this region for more than twelve centuries. Its imposing structures and its characteristic overall layout are remarkably well preserved and give a vivid picture of life in an ancient Maya capital.
This site is featured as one of the fifty
in the new "Places of Wonder & Discovery" book.
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