Tazumal, Chalchuapa

#5 of 15 in Things to do in Santa Ana Department
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 Chalchuapa travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Chalchuapa holiday planner.
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  • Open 9.00 AM to 4.00 PM all days except Mondays. Tazumal is about one and half hour drive from San Salvador. This can be clubbed with the much sought after tour of the flowers route which is a full...  more »
  • If you enjoy history and Mayan sites this is worth a visit. The ruins cover a rather small area within a town that has covered the rest of the original settlement. Suggest that you visit in...  more »
  • Amazing place. Loved El Salvador, friendly people, cheap rates and outstanding nature and sites.
  • Truly amazing place with astonishing pyramids and a neat museum with tons of artifacts. Prices are very reasonable only $3 for foreigners and $1 for locals. Really glad I got to visit. Lots of vendors outside and getting a picture taken inside is only $8
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