This is the region in which the greatness and splendor of the Maya civilization may be appreciated. Visit the fascinating archaeological sites of Tikal national Park, declared a heritage of humanity Site by UNESCO, Yaxha, Ceibal, Aguateca, San Bartolo and el Mirador where the largest pyramid by square meters of construction in the world stands. The most important of the Maya sites in the area is Tikal, which means “place of voices”. It is nowadays, the biggest Mayan City known and studied. The park as an extension of 576kms squared. It was declared Human Heritage patrimony, by UNESCO in 1979.