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Tazumal, El Salvador

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#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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  • Seeing the ruins reminds me of a house that has be left in disrepair. It was sad to see that a historical sight had been allowed to be ruined. That said, it was $3 for foreigners and $1 for citizens. ...  more »
  • Half an hour by bus from Santa Ana is located this beautiful archaeological site belonging to the period late classic, probably the most important in Salvadoran territory. Admission is $3, there is a small museum containing material found in the excavation of the site. The main structure of the place, a pyramid which was built on other structures of previous periods, dominates the landscape of the place. It is practically forbidden to the public access to it, although you can see it perfectly from surrounding structures. From Santa Ana, you can take the bus number 218, extremely economic. His visit is worth.
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  • Tazumal was an important urban center and the pyramids left behind are a testament to it. I spent about two hours visiting both the museum and the actual site and had a wonderful time. There are resta...  more »
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  • A magical moment. Got engaged to a wonderful woman there. A well hidden gem in Ell Salvador. A must see when visiting.
  • It's a beautiful place to learn about our ancestors and their civilization
  • The most important Mayan ruins of El Salvador, a must go place!
  • A great learning experience, maya culture, El Salvador, Central America
  • Great place to learn a litle of culture

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