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The Lost World complex includes the Great Pyramid, the oldest visible building at the Mayan ruins site in Tikal, now a popular place to watch the sunset and feed the toucans.
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Tikal National Park, Guatemala
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lost World was my favorite part of the archaeological area of Tikal Park. It is one of the less visited parts of the ruins, & appeared to be the best area for wildlife spotting, particularly at dawn & dusk - spotted Toucans, spider monkeys, hawks,...More

Thank PhilbyJ2015
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a really cool and interesting place to visit. There is so much history here it is simply magical to be amongst it.

Thank KayleeShepheard
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The most impressive things about the Lost World are the two pyramids. You can climb up one, but not the other. There is also an altar where sacrifices (human and animal) took place. If you made it to the Lost World, walk to Temple 4...More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Tikal exemplifies all the adjectives one can muster; awesome, amazing, spectacular; incredible. The park will leave you wondering how the heck did the ancient Mayan civilizations just vanish. There are numerous uncovered temples and plazas that give you just a small glimpse into what was...More

Thank ddbelize
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Saw this on a guided tour with a group. There is a nice structure there that is part of the greater Tikal area. Take some time to explore, get a guide, there is a lot learn.

Thank Rodney B
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is my favorite area in the park at Tikal for spotting wildlife. What you see really varies with the time of day; if you're especially interested in birding and viewing wildlife, consider hiring a good guide for a dawn tour and heading here instead...More

Thank hopefulist
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is a most interesting complex principally centered around The Great Pyramid (partially excavated and restored) which you can climb to view the sunset. It is much more massive (but lower) than the Temples I-V, and more akin to the pyramids at Yaxha. The other...More

1  Thank George S
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We are asked to review all temples in Tikal, but I cannot . All sites in Tikal are awe inspiring. The entire park is really overwhelming. If you ever consider Tikal, please go!

Thank 4travel813
Reviewed 20 May 2016

El Mundo Perdido - Lost World - is 1 of our favorite early morning haunts at Tikal. Lots of wildlife!

2  Thank hopefulist
Reviewed 12 May 2016

The structures of this site is different, because of the influence of another culture that conquered and governed the place for a short time.

Thank Valentina2096
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