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El Mirador in Guatemala

By Andrea Ellickson

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The Temple of La Danta
The Temple of La Danta

The Temple of La Danta

Ian Stevenson at www.ianstevensonphotography.com
At the heart of El Mirador, the temple of La Danta rises to a height of 230 feet and contains over 99 million cubic feet of rock. It’s the largest pyramid in the Mayan world. Although it’s not as tall as the Egyptian pyramids, its massive platform makes it a strong rival in terms of volume.

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