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Powerful, often political, art in the jungle

Use the printed guide to read about the art pieces, and the map to help find your way to them. The... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Salt Lake City, UT
A great complement after visiting Xunantunich.

This attraction requires you have your own vehicle. The place is difficult to get in because the... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
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3 May 2017
“Activity for a cool weather day”
5 Apr 2017
“Powerful, often political, art in the jungle”
Mollejon Rd, Benque Viejo del Carmen, Belize
+501 637-0574
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Friends and I popped into this place without a lot of planning. It was a very hot day and we had not prepared well. Bring sturdy shoes and LOTS of water. We were lucky to arrive on a day that the curator was on site...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank peppersprout33
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Use the printed guide to read about the art pieces, and the map to help find your way to them. The art here is often very powerful, but a guide would really help you find your way, thus a deduction of one star.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Scott_Kisling
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This attraction requires you have your own vehicle. The place is difficult to get in because the rough road and the lack of signs to get there. Once you find it, you will be there by yourself. We had to look for the caretaker and...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank jariz_2000
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We saw about the place in a hostel in San Ignacio so we thought of giving it a try, totally worth it, the vegetation is amazing and the pieces of art are really something. We spend like four hours getting lost in the beauties of...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank aliciamura
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Well worth visiting; a varied collection sculptures by Belizean and international artists scattered throughout a former cattle farm, now regenerating into forest. Tranquil and captivating: you could easily spend a full day here exploring all its nooks and crannies. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Tubroos
Reviewed 15 April 2016

We read about this place in a guide book and decided to check it out, not really knowing what to expect. Well, it's exactly as it sounds....it's an outdoor museum where sculptures blend with their surroundings and will eventually be overtaken by them. The sculptures...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 21 January 2016

I just love the ambiance of this art park located in a jungle forest on the outskirts of Benque. A must see when in Benque. Tickets can be obtained from the house of culture in town.

Date of experience: January 2016
Reviewed 21 August 2015

An amazing enmeshing of art and nature where art is married to nature and thus endures the elements of nature and changing the art as it ages. An amazing idea and one that is so different than the traditional methods of displaying art. It is...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank DrShaz
Reviewed 29 March 2014

Tired of seeing just another Maya temple, Waterfall or Cave? Interested in creative work and ideas? You enjoy to be out of the beaten path of tourists and discover a lot of different sculputres within the jungle? Than this is the place to go for...More

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank Caroline3Hamburg
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Poustinia is an environmental art park situated a few miles from the Belize-Guatemala border in Benque Viejo del Carman Belize. There are dozens of in situ ‘earthworks’ scattered over acres and acres of rough terrain and jungle. Poustinia is art with an Indiana Jones wilderness...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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Angela A
15 August 2017|
Response from jariz_2000 | Reviewed this property |
This question has two answers, (1) the place has lack of information, there are no signals on how to get there. There are no maps, no guides, no information about the works, this is annoying and frustrating because it is a... More