The Tikal National Park is located in the department of Petén , in northern Guatemala.
57,583 have been, and was created on May 26 of 1955 . In 1979 it was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco , for both its natural and cultural values. Since 1990is part of the global network of biosphere reserves within the Maya Biosphere Reserve .
The park's main attraction is the ancient city Maya of Tikal , surrounded by jungle