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Chalchuapa, El Salvador
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All reviews mayan ruins small museum el salvador santa ana minute walk an amazing experience day trip selling souvenirs maya site main pyramid visited el small ruin foreigners complex parts artifacts monday
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Reviewed 6 days ago

To be honest, i was expecting a more impressive place, bigger, but it's not, it's located about 1 hour from the capital, and the area is relatively small, such an impressive structure just to learn that there is nothing inside. On one side there is...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank luiscanelo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you've seen other major Mayan sites in Latin America this might not impress--it's a simple complex of a roughly 4-storey step pyramid and some other ruins. But it's a nice park area, and enjoyable to walk around (and on) the ruins. There are some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank thechronictraveller
Reviewed 23 August 2019

What a great time! The volunteer guide, was sooo interactive and knowledgeable. He was fun and even offered to give us a tour around the grounds. It was such an amazing experience learning about our ancestors. The scenery is so beautiful! The grass is extremely...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Nathaly P
Reviewed 24 July 2019

I visited El Tazumal in April during Semana Santa, it was beautiful, they keep it up, if you go to El Salvador go to El Tazumal.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank carmen95
Reviewed 24 May 2019

Another must site while visiting El Salvador. You can walk up a part of it.Really cool to a small Canadian like me! the history behind it is amazing. the museum has artifacts inside worth visiting. we were lucky by going during the week it was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank simnix
Reviewed 7 May 2019

El Tazumal is a beautiful place with a special history and is just the main ruin of about 6 similar locate in Chalchuapa. Following the north of this site, ones could see the Casa Blanca site, El Trapiche Site and 3 more in the exact...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sgenovez
Reviewed 29 April 2019

I wouldn't make this ruin a destination place, it is quite small with one main pyramid, ball court, small acropolis, and some areas of excavation. They have a small museum onsite. I went on a Sunday, and there were many street merchants selling souvenirs outside...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Daryl F
Reviewed 15 April 2019 via mobile

I thought this Mayan pyramid was awesome! There weren’t a ton of people when I went (on a Monday) so I was able to get some neat pictures without a bunch of tourists in them. I think this was my favorite attraction in El Salvador....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank YetiStuff
Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

Best Maya site in El Salvador in my opinion. Great place to walk around for an hour or two and easily reached by bus (30 min) from Santa Ana. Small forest trail too

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MichaelBurm
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

It was a nice place to spend the afternoon. My family and I walked around the ruins and they have many restaurants around to chose from. Very quiet and it’s cheap place. A little pricy for foreigners but not crazy. I loved it, and can’t...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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