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The Tikal National Park in Petén is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the whole world. Over 3000 separate constructions, temples, shrines, ceremonial platforms, houses, ball-courts, terraces and plazas... Over 200 ancient maya stone monuments, sculptures and altars. A must see!
Tikal reached its peak population of approximately 55,000 people around AD 700. But then Tikal was abandoned suddenly. What happened? From this mystery soon the myth was born that Maya stayed in connection with nature. But the truth was different. It was all about power, leadership and egoism.