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Lamanai and Scenic Boat Ride Along the New River Lagoon
"Lamanai Mayan site is one of Belize’s largest ceremonial centers. It is located on the banks of the 30 mile long New River Lagoon in the Orange Walk District north of Belize City. With one of the longest occupation spans in the Mayan World Lamanai was occupied continuously for over 3000 years from 1500 B.C. to A.D. 1675.The site of Lamanai includes eight major plazas a ball court with the largest known ball court marker
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Altun Ha and Cave Tubing Tour from Belize City
"This tour will take you to visit a Mayan ruin where you can learn about a great civilization that inhabited Belize over 3000 years ago. Journey through the Mayan underworld tubing through underground caves over 175000 years old as your headlights reveal many untouched crystal formations below the surface of the earth.Altun Ha was first settled somewhere around 250 BC with construction of the buildings beginning in 100 AD and continuing throughout the Classic Period that ended in the 10th century. Some 10000 Mayans lived in and around Altun Ha which was a significant trading center as evidenced by the large amounts of jade and obsidian excavated here in the early sixties and seventies.Altun Ha Tour: spanning a 25 square mile area roughly an hour from Belize City
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Altun Ha and Zipline Tour from Belize City
"Spanning a 25 square mile area roughly an hour from Belize City Altun Ha is made up of two central plazas surrounded by towering temples that enclose the palm strewn land. The larger of the two plazas Plaza A is the site of a mysterious tomb discovered beneath one of the temples called Temple of the Green Tomb. Jade jewelry flints and skins are among the three hundred remnants that were unearthed here.ZiplineThis amazingly popular and unique tour is a fast growing sector of the Belize Tourism Industry and pivots around one important factor: safety. Set withi this amazing tour starts with a safety session from our professional zip line crew.Following your safety session
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Belize City's Tourism Village

Belize has done a great job of trying to attract more tourists to its shores, particularly those who arrive by cruise ship. Tourism Village is a very good facility on the Belize City harbor front...
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St. John's Anglican Cathedral

Across Regent Street from old Government House is St. John's Anglican Cathedral. With it's cornerstone laid in 1812 and consecration in 1826, it is the oldest Anglican Cathedral in Central America....
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The Blue Hole

What a refreshing way to cool off then to swim in the Blue Hole. It looks muddy but it is clear and of course little fish that is swimming with you.The St. Herman's Blue Hole National Park (inland...
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Cave tubing!

This is something I'm so glad I got to experience and do in Belize! Tours are available to take you out of Belize City but I got my tour from the cruise ship. From Belize City, it takes about about an...
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Sunscreen is a must!

Please think about your skin when coming here and apply a strong sunscreen. I know this tip refers to pretty much anywhere in the Caribbean but for some reason, I always found the heat in Belize City...
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Old Government House

Of everything we did in Belize City, I most enjoyed our brief tour of old Government House, maybe because we did not have time to check out the Fort George area due to limited time combined with most...
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A Walk Around Town

Located in the centre of Belize City, very close to the Swing Bridge, is the Supreme Court Building. This reinforced concrete structure (a good idea in a hurricane prone area) was completed in 1926 to...
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Enjoy Meeting Other Travellers

After our midday walk showed us that there was absolutely nothing going on in Belize City on a Sunday, we settled down on the nice little balcony at the Seaside Guest House. It actually turned into an...
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Haulover Creek Swing Bridge

The steel swing bridge across Haulover Creek was built by a New Orleans-based American company and opened for business in 1923. Completion of the bridge joined the north side, which was then known as...
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National Handicrafts Centre

Not as big as it sounds, but a nice assortment of shops/booths selling Belizean handicrafts/artwork/alcohol/kitchy-tourist-junk. Check out the Pirate Museum for free tastings of local alcohol and...
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St. John's Cathedral

This brick church was built by slaves in 1812, and is the oldest Anglican church in Central American. Back in the 1800's a few of the "Mosquito Coast" kings were crowned here, making it the only...
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Albert and Regent Streets

Strolling down Albert and Regent Streets will put you smack dab in the center of local daily life here. Both streets take off from the south side of the swing bridge. Regent St. has lots of old...
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The Bliss Institute

The Bliss Institute is Belize City's largest cultural center. It features exhibits by the National Arts Council, such as one on Mayan artifacts from Caracol, as well as occasional theatre and dance...
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The Southern Foreshore

If you fancy a walk near the water, go to the Southern Forshore area and do the short walk along the seawall. If it's a windy day, watch out for the occasional wave breaking over the wall. It's a...
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