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Must see places in Belize
- Location: In Central America to the west of Caribbean Sea, south of Mexico, and east of Guatemala
- Capital city: Belmopan
- Language/s: English, Spanish, Kriol
- Currency: Belize Dollar
- Time Zone: UTC — 6
- ISD Code: 501
- Best Time to visit: December to May
- International Airport: Philip Goldson International Airport, Ladyville near Belize City
Among the must see places in Belize, the Belize City is a beautiful location to freak out and enjoy the natural beauty as well as the city life. Located on a tiny peninsula, Belize City is dotted with various tourist spots that are unavoidable for visitors. The remarkable architecture of the St. John's Cathedral is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Belize. Other than this, the city is perfect for travelers because of the availability of various parks where you can sit and relax. At Belize City, you can also visit the Baron Bliss Lighthouse monument, Bliss Institute of Performing Arts, Gran's Farm and the Belize Zoo.
Apart from the posh city environment, the spectacular market places and the rich ancient art and culture, you can also visit various nature reserves and natural
A journey in the deepest jungles of the national parks in Belize will reveal the wildness that nature hides behind its veil of beauty and charm. If you visit the Orenge Walk, a prominent city in Belize, you will come across the true gloominess of the jungles as well as the historical past of Belize. For instance, a boat trip in the New River is a preferable option for you to observe and explore the wildlife and the Lamanai Ruins. The Guanacaste National Park in the Belmopan (Capital of Belize) is also one of the must see places in Belize for its rare species of birds and animals like Jaguarundi, Kinkajou, White-tailed Deer, Nine-banded Armadillo and Paca.
Other must see places in Belize include the famous Mayan remains of Altun Ha, Lamanai, Cuello, La Milpa and Nohmul that are noted for their architectural magnificence. You can also visit the Godoy's Orchid Garden that is renowned for varieties of orchids. Places like Dangriga town, San Ignacio city and Punta Gorda City are also worth paying a visit.
When to Visit Belize
The dry period from December to May is the ideal time to visit Belize. The early rainy season in June is also conducive for exploring Belize.
Travel to Belize
All international flights to and from Belize are handled by the Philip Goldson International Airport in Ladyville near Belize City. There are regular flights to Ladyville from important US cities as well. European and Oceania destinations are connected to Belize through USA. Belize is accessible by sea from Guatemala and Honduras. Though there are road connections between Belize and Guatemala, you need to change buses at the border. Buses plying in Belize do not cross over to Guatemala and vice versa. From Mexico there are two official crossing points at La Union, and Subteniente Lopez.
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