Rank: Top 1000
Wonder Type: Cultural
Caracol is the name given to a large ancient Maya archaeological site, located in what is now the Cayo District of Belize. Long thought to be a tertiary center, it is now known that the site was one of the most important regional political centers of the Maya Lowlands during the Classic Period.
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