Attractions in Orange Walk

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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.  

Museums

In case you enjoy learning about other places and cultures, you might enjoy visiting a museum during your time in Orange Walk.

Many travelers choose to visit 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 table below summarizes more information about 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

Do you like learning about the historical roots of foreign countries? If so, you might enjoy visiting a historical site during your time in Orange Walk.

A landmark that often intrigues visitors is Cuello Mayan Archaeological Site. It is located 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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