Attractions

Archaeological Site in Uaxactún

Templo E-VII-Sub

The most significant temple in Grupo E, Templo E-VII-Sub is among the earliest intact temples excavated at the site, with foundations going back perhaps to 2000 BC. The pyramid is part of a group with astronomical s…
Museum in Uaxactún

Colección Dr Juan Antonio Valdés

The collection on display here, on the north side of the airstrip, holds a remarkable wealth of Maya pottery from the Uaxactún, Yaxhá and as far away as Oaxaca, Mexico. There are vases, cups, plates, bowls, incense…
Archaeological Site in Uaxactún

Palacio V

About a 20-minute walk to the northwest of the airstrip are Grupo B and Grupo A, the latter featuring the more formidable structures around the city's main square. Palacio V, on the east side of the square, is consi…
Archaeological Site in Uaxactún

Palacio A-XVIII

The imposing Palacio A-XVIII affords the most panoramic view of the site from its summit. It's located on a path leading back to the village from behind Palacio V, located on the east side of the city's main square …
Archaeological Site in Uaxactún

Templo E-III

One of several temples located in Grupo E, a 10- to 15-minute walk from the airstrip, between the Catholic and Evangelical churches on the right side. Viewed from Templo E-VII-Sub (the most significant temple of Gru…
Archaeological Site in Uaxactún

Templo E-I

One of several temples located in Grupo E, a 10- to 15-minute walk from the airstrip, between the Catholic and Evangelical churches on the right side. Viewed from Templo E-VII-Sub (the most significant temple of Gru…
Archaeological Site in Uaxactún

Templo E-X

This is the tallest and possibly the oldest of a set of temples at Grupo E. Archaeologists date the structure to around 400 BC. Standing north of the central plaza, it can be recognized by its prominent central stai…
Archaeological Site in Uaxactún

Templo E-II

This is the middle of three temples that together form an astronomical observatory at Grupo E. Viewed from Templo E-VII-Sub, the sun sets behind Templo E-II at the start of spring and autumn.
Archaeological Site in Uaxactún

Templo E-V

Templo E-V is part of a complex of unexcavated temples at Grupo E.