Orange Walk Attractions

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One of the top urban centers in Belize, Orange Walk walks a fine line as an agricultural powerhouse as well.  Many of the attractions for visitors staying here to explore are historic relics, most notably two military forts and a Mayan temple.  


Assuming you like to expand your knowledge of other cultures and places, you might want to visit a museum while on vacation in Orange Walk.

An interesting landmark worth visiting is Banquitas House of Culture. It is located in the heart of Orange Walk. Set along the banks of the New River is a lovely little museum and cultural center that provides guests with insight into the histories and lives of local residents, as well as provides a place for those who live in the area to come together to revel in the arts. This place is called Banquitas House of Culture.

The following table provides you with more details regarding a museum you might enjoy in Orange Walk.

Museums In Orange Walk
Name Phone Location
Banquitas House of Culture (501) 322-0517 Central Orange Walk Belize

Historical Sites

If you like to learn about the historical roots of a foreign country, you might enjoy visiting a historical site during your stay.

One popular destination is Cuello Mayan Archaeological Site. It is situated 4.0 mi. South of central Orange Walk. Visitors will be able to visit the site and not only learn about Maya history, culture, and daily life in Belize, but can learn all about archaeology and the importance it plays in understanding the past. The Cuello site focus, however, on the very early history of the Maya people in Belize, with the site being occupied as early as 2500 BC.

Historic Sites Near Orange Walk
Name Type Phone Location
Cuello Mayan Archaeological Site Historical Site -- 4.0 mi. South of Central Orange Walk Belize

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