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I wish I had planned more time for this. So many different building sites, its hard to imagine what... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
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Alone in the Ruins

We first visited Lubaantun in the 1999 and it was magical. Well, it is still magical while being a... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Wilma L
Grapevine, Texas
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The largest Mayan ruin in Southern Belize, dated to 700-900 AD, includes carefully cut limestone blocks which needed no mortar to hold them together.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good51%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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1.5 miles from San Pedro Columbia, Belize
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I wish I had planned more time for this. So many different building sites, its hard to imagine what the area would have looked like when they were all standing. I definitely felt like it was worth the trip from Placencia and would love to...More

1  Thank OldIrishCurmudgeon
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We first visited Lubaantun in the 1999 and it was magical. Well, it is still magical while being a little more accessible these days. A recent revitalization includes easily navigable steps with rails, bathrooms, and a vendor pavilion. Plus a 4 wheel drive vehicle is...More

1  Thank Wilma L
Reviewed 10 February 2017

The drive in to these ruins was definitely interesting due to the recent rains. They're in a really beautiful setting with lots of mature trees. The drive in is accessible from 2 different points off the highway. We came in by Silver Creek and through...More

1  Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 3 December 2016

When I heard that the translation of Lubaantun means "place of fallen stones" in Mayan I wasn't expecting much. But I can definitely say that I was surprised at the vastness of this site. I would rate this higher than Nim Li Punit and worth...More

2  Thank mcflytfc
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Allegedly where a crystal skull was found. The grounds are still being rediscovered and you can see the workers. It's a bit of a drive to get there, but it's worth it.

Thank JayUlrich
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The stairs leading to the ruins echo the architecture of the ruins themselves. The people maintaining this site have obviously put a lot of thought and effort into making this a picturesque and authentic experience for visitors. I wish we would have had a guide...More

Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We went out of our way to go there and there really isn't much to see. There is a small indoor area with info (micro museum) then you can wander around by yourself. We paid $1 for the "map" but it's just a red line...More

Thank q1964
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

I might have been more impressed with this place if I hadn't already been to other ruins. But nonetheless, it was still worthwhile to visit. A lot of history here, available for reading in the lobby, but no guides available for hire. There seemed to...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Personally, I was not a fan of Lubaantun, especially considering the vastly more breathtaking ruins in the near area. If you're in the area and aren't going anywhere else, I would suggest going, however if you only have time for one maya ruin, and could...More

Thank Grace H
Reviewed 16 January 2016

This site was a bit of a trek down 7 miles of bumpy road, but we found the site amazing still. Note, at mile six you will see a brown sign pointing to the site, but it says 7 miles. That's the turn you want,...More

1  Thank gz1gz2
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