Skip Navigation

Calakmul

Travel Guide North America Mexico Yucatan Peninsula Campeche Calakmul

edit

Introduction

IMG_3910

IMG_3910

© All Rights Reserved edmtp

Calakmul, also known as Kalakmul, is one of the largest Mayan cities ever discovered. Located deep in the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve near the Guatemalan border in the state of Campeche, this ancient city is well preserved. Only found in 1931 the city was a major seat of power for the Kaan dynasty and had a population of over 50,000. The city was a rival to Tikal during the late classical period with the Caracol as an alley. The city was occupied from the 6th century to the 10th century and today is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Top

edit

Sleep

Contributors

Help contribute to this article to share the ad revenue.

Calakmul Travel Helpers

We don't currently have any Travel Helpers for Calakmul

This is version 1. Last edited at 14:29 on Oct 19, 11 by Utrecht. 4 articles link to this page.

Creative Commons License
Except where otherwise noted, content of this article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License