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Tazumal, El Salvador

4.1
#6 of 14 in Historic Sites in El Salvador
Browse Mayan architecture dating back to the classical period at Tazumal. The archaeological site consists of two pyramids, a ballgame court, and a mound. The main pyramid at the site, known as B1-1, dominates the area. Over a dozen construction stages can be identified for the main pyramid, pointed out by interpretive signs. The second pyramid dates back to the late classic period. Look at the top of the excavated structure to see traves of old walls and columns. Add Tazumal to your Santa Ana Department travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Santa Ana Department holiday planner .
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  • Very worth to visit in great condition Mayan cult place. Small museum with arteficats is adventage. Around small park for rest and admiration  more »
  • Great place you should know if you are going near chalchuapa. You know and learn history and culture. The place is also ideal to eat the famous and delicious yuca.
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  • You can park in front and pay up to $3 dollars to enter. You can climb some of the ruins for a great picture. Small museum adjacent to learn a bit of history. Souvenirs are sold outside; always bargai...  more »
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  • One of the national treasures of El Salvador, a must see. Plenty of party and plenty of eateries. Make sure to try the Yuca con Chicharrones.
  • Probably the best Mayan archeological site in western (if not all) El Salvador. This doesn't mean it's anywhere near the glorious options on offer in Guatemala, Mexico, or Belize, but it's totally respectable! The only issue is the fact foreigners have to pay 300% the price of locals, which may seem a bit of a stretch to truly justify! (10-25% more is reasonable, but when one gets into the 100%+ range, it seems somewhat unjustified...!)
  • Tazumal? What would it be without 'Tazu'? Mal. I rest my case 1 star.
  • Omg so beautiful place I joined here with my family I just come from California to see this place in El Salvador
  • this place is okay if you haven't seen similar ruins elsewhere. the place has been 'restored to death'

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