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 enjoy expanding your knowledge of other places and cultures, you might want to visit a museum during your vacation.

A common landmark for vacationers is Banquitas House of Culture. It is located in the heart of Orange Walk. The museum at the Banquitas House of Culture features a display of Maya artifacts and shares information regarding the importance of logging and cane farming in the region.

The following table enables you to learn some 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 foreign countries, you might want to visit a historical site during your time in Orange Walk.

One popular destination is Cuello Mayan Archaeological Site. It is found 4.0 mi. South of central Orange Walk. The Cuello Maya Archaeological Site is an active archaeological site under study that welcomes the public to come in and learn more about the people who live in Belize centuries ago. With a focus on the Maya, these sites have uncovered tales from all of Belize history.

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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