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Flores in Municipality of Flores, Petén, Guatemala
 

The Bat Palace

 
 
The Bat Palace Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 19, 2016
1. The Bat Palace Marker
Inscription.
Palacio de los Murciélogos
También se conoce como Palacio de las Ventanas. Es un complejo palaciego que en el interior cuenta con varias abitaciones con bancas, distribuidoras en dobe galería en el primer nivel y una sola galería en el segundo nivel. En la pared posterior de las habitaciones hay ventenas que brindan una vista hacia el Oeste.

English:
Bat Palace
Also known as Palace of windows. It is a palatial complex that has several rooms with benches in its interior, distributed in two galleries on the first floor and one gallery on the second floor. On the rear wall of the rooms are windows that provide views to the West.
 
Erected by Parque Nacional Tikal.
 
Location. 17° 13.326′ N, 89° 37.674′ W. Marker is in Flores, Petén, in Municipality of Flores. Touch for map. The marker is in the western part of Tikal Archaeological Park near the Bat Palace. Marker is in this post office area: Flores, Petén 17001, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Twin Pyramid Complex N (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Sloping Panel Temple at Tikal National Park (about 210 meters away); Temple III at Tikal National Park
The Bat Palace Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 19, 2016
2. The Bat Palace Marker
The Palace can be seen in the background, partially blocked by trees.
(about 210 meters away); Great Pyramid (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Temple II (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Temple V at Tikal (approx. half a kilometer away); East Plaza at Tikal (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); The "Acanaladuras" Palace (approx. 0.9 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flores.
 
Categories. ArchitectureMan-Made FeaturesNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 24, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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