San Andres, Santa Tecla

#8 of 15 in Things to do in La Libertad Department
Walk among the ancient ceremonial structures of San Andres, a site constructed over 2,000 years ago. Not far from the city and close to other ceremonial sites, this is a good place to stop and take in some history. Hire one of the professional and knowledgable guides to get a true sense and understanding of the history and culture of the remains you observe. Bring sunscreen and find refreshments on site. Plan your San Andres visit and explore what else you can see and do in Santa Tecla using our Santa Tecla trip planner .
Create an itinerary including San Andres
San Andres Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
39 reviews
  • When you visit El Salvador can not ignore the archaeological ruins of San Andrés, is a beautiful place, with a very rich history, very well preserved, and especially near the capital San Salvador, is a forced, don't miss it.
    View original
  • The Archaeological Park of San Andres, is located about 40 minutes from San Salvador on the road to Santa Ana. They are a series of temples (small pyramids) that are in very good condition and can walk in the surrounding area. It also has a museum where you can see objects used by the natives of the area in their ceremonies. It is part of the archaeological complex of the area.
    View original
  • Although the place is quite well preserved, new excavations are not and it is a pity that cultural wealth follow low Earth, the Museum is small, I would like to have a guide, but didn't see anyone in that work, regardless if you are a lover of archaeology and history forward, the entrance is very cheap , the place is pretty hot, wear cool clothes!
    View original
  • Very buitiful view the parking is easy and its just amazing
  • If one is nearby - and interested in archeology - then, as the saying goes, "why not?" It's certainly not Tikal...or Chichén Itza...or any other marginally significant site in and around Central America. But for 15-20 minutes...why not? (This said, note that foreigners should be prepared to pay 300% of the local price to get in -- worth it? long as one appreciates archeology...really appreciates archeology!)
  • Great and well maintained location
  • Very nice for people trying to get into culture. Very close to Joya de Ceren as well so it is easy to hit both sites in one day.
  • Beautiful views good parking easy access.

Plan your trip to Santa Tecla

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Santa Tecla

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Santa Tecla by other users

View more plans