Why were the Mayan ruins built?

Answer Mayan ruins can be found throughout southern Mesoamerica in the present day countries of Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Belize and Mexico. These archeological sites were built to serve various d... Read More »

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When did the mayan people build the mayan ruins?

The Mayan civilization flourished in southern Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala and northern Belize with over 40 cities that eventually fell to decline. The Mayans built temples, pyramids and other cerem... Read More »

Mayan Ruins in Mexico?

The modern Mexican states Quintana Roo (home of the famous Cancun), Yucatan, Campeche, Tabasco and Chiapas were all lands of the historic Mayan culture. Known for their technological, scientific an... Read More »

When were the Mayan ruins created?

The Mayan civilization of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico flourished for six centuries between 250 and 900 A.D., but a major, unknown event caused Mayan cities to be abandoned shortly afterw... Read More »

Where are Mayan ruins located?

Mayan ruins can be found throughout Central America. There are ruins of large and small cities in Mexico, the ruins at Copan in Honduras, Lamanai and Xunantunich in Belize and Tikal and Uaxactun in... Read More »