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San Ignacio Destination Guide

Delve into San Ignacio in Belize!

San Ignacio in the region of Cayo with it's 16,812 residents is a city in Belize - some 21 mi (or 34 km) West of Belmopan, the country's capital.

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Current time in San Ignacio is now 06:30 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "America / Belize" with an UTC offset of -6 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Toro, Spanish Lookout, San Felipe, Monkey Fall, Flour Camp or Tegucigalpa. While being here, make sure to check out Trapiche, Santa Rosa, Santa Familia, Santa Elena, San Miguel and Benque Ceiba as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Videos

Entering the Actun Tunichil Muknal Caves...

01:23 min ( April 29, 2012 by NickMurrey)
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Entering the Actun Tunichil Muknal Caves (ATM) near San Ignacio Belize with some major shrinkage as I hit the cold water. My video from inside the cave didn't turn out as well because of how dark it i...

San Ignacio Belize

01:11 min ( January 28, 2010 by haolejoe)
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Drive past the soccer field and the Wednesday market into San Ignacio, Belize. Dec. 2009


Welcome to the Jungle Rayganmsol's photo...

01:48 min ( December 18, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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Preview of Rayganmsol's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vi...

ATM caves Dimparcio's photos around San ...

02:38 min ( December 07, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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Preview of Dimparcio's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vid...


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Interesting facts about this location

Norman Broaster Stadium

Norman Broaster Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in San Ignacio, Belize. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium to Belize Defence Force in the Belize Premier Football League (BPFL) of the Football Federation of Belize. The stadium holds 2,000 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 17.16, -89.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Belize Premier Football League home stadiums, Football venues in Belize, Multi-purpose stadiums in Belize

Cahal Pech

Cahal Pech is a Maya site located near the Town of San Ignacio in the Cayo District of Belize. The site was a hilltop palacio home for an elite Maya family, and though most major construction dates to the Classic period, evidence of continuous habitation has been dated to as far back as far as 1200 BCE during the Early Middle Formative period (Early Middle Preclassic), making Cahal Pech one of the oldest recognizably Maya sites in Western Belize.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 17.16, -89.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Cayo District, Former populated places in Belize, Macal River, Maya sites in Belize

San Ignacio, Belize

San Ignacio and Santa Elena are towns in western Belize. San Ignacio serves as the capital of Cayo District. It got its start from Mahogany and chicle production during British rule. It began to attract different people from the surrounding areas, which led to the diverse population of the town at present day.

More reading: San Ignacio, Belize homepage
Located at 17.16, -89.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Cayo District, Populated places in Belize

Belize River

Belize River is a 180-mile (290 km) river in Belize that drains more than one-quarter of the country as it winds along the northern edge of the Maya Mountains across the center of the country to the sea just north of Belize City . However, the Belize River/Mopan River Catchment contains over 45 percent of the population of Belize.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 17.16, -89.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Belize River, Rivers of Belize, Rivers of Guatemala

Xunantunich

Xunantunich (pronounced /ʃunantunit͡ʃ/) is an Ancient Mayan archaeological site in western Belize, about 80 miles (130 km) west of Belize City, in the Cayo District. Xunantunich is located atop a ridge above the Mopan River, well within sight of the Guatemala border – which is a mere 1 kilometre to the west. It served as a Maya civic ceremonial center in the Late and Terminal Classic periods to the Belize Valley region.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 17.16, -89.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Cayo District, Former populated places in Belize, Maya sites in Belize, Mesoamerican pyramids, Mopan River