Belize Caves: Mysteries of the Underworld

Photo by Belize Tourism Board Thousands of caves can be found throughout Belize that range from easy walks to challenging hikes. To the Maya, caves were used to perform spiritual rituals like sacrificing to their Gods and bloodletting. The Maya also believed that caves were home of the gods and an entrance to the ever…

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Actun Tunichil Muknal

Ranked the number one sacred cave site in the world by National Geographic Society in 2012, Actun Tunichil Muknal, whose English translation means Cave of the Stone Sepulcher, is one of the premier tourist destinations in Belize. During the last 15 years, the site has been featured in numerous, world-class television documentaries and magazines like…

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Explore the Rio Frio Cave

The Rio Frio Cave is one of the most remarkable attractions in the Mountain Pine Ridge Nature Reserve. Everything is gigantic in this cave! When you enter, you will see huge stalactites hanging from the massive cathedral-like vault which was part of a cave system that the Maya used to bury their dead. See also:…

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