Belmopan is the capital city of Belize and this is the smallest capital city in the continental Americas in terms of population. To many visitors Belmopan seem a bit dull city at first glance, but when you start exploring the city, you get to know about many exciting things. The city vibrant central market area, where you can find the cheap food stalls, national parks for wildlife and adventure experience and many more. Have a look.
- Blue Hole National Park
The Blue Hole National Park is spread in the area of 575-acre and it contains St Herman’s Cave. This is one of the few caves in Belize, which can be visited without assistance. The cave path leads to an underground river and walking the way is a fascinating experience. If you are planning to visit the blue whole national park, come prepared. For returning, you take Highland Trail, it is steep in some places, but with rope guide. Much more adventure activity opportunities are present there; you can get complete detail about the same from the tourist center there.
- George Price Center for Peace & Development
The museum and conference center has been created in the memories of Belize’s beloved first prime minister after independence, George Price. The museum has many documents related to his life, that are fascinating and inspirations to see.
- Barquedier Waterfall
This is one of the most visited places in Belmopan. The waterfall is natural and in its pure structure even today. The waterfall drop into a cool swimming hole, which is located just at the distance of 15-minute walk. This is an isolated place, yet if you want to enjoy the beauty of this pool, collect more information about the same before heading towards it.
- Actun Tunichil Muknal
Actun Tunichil Muknal is also known by the name the Cave of the Crystal Sepulcher. The place has got this name because, here numerous skeletons of adults and children are present, and who sacrificed their lives over a thousand years ago. The skeleton of Crystal Maiden, whose bones was calcified and then it begun to sparkle was located at the same place.