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"Maya Ruins Tazumal
Tour to San Andres Mayan Ruins and Tazumal"Joya de Ceren ruins is a UNESCO Heritage site comparable to Pompeii in Italy it features and incredible intact farming community that was preserved for centuries under thick layers of volcanic ash.Tazumal and San Andres are archaeological sites locates 20 miles from Santa Ana city those complex are made of a series of ancient buildings which were regarded as the best preserved Mayan Ruins of El Salvador.We will spend approximately 2 hours in each town. At the lunch time you will have free time to buy some local food. We wi"""There are several Mayan ruins in El Salvador and I would recommend you to visit this two wonderful places: San Andres Tazumal and Joya de Ceren."
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City Tour Monseñor Romero in San Salvador
"One of the most representative figures in the recent history of El Salvador is the archbishop of San Salvador. Amid an atmosphere of injustice repression and uncertainty he was a defender of human rights. This injustices accuser accused of Marxist revolutionary was eventually assassinated by a right-wing death squad. You will know his history heritage and connection to the most humble and vulnerable part of the Salvadoran people. We begin in the Monsignor Romero Center and Museum of Martyrs of the Universidad Centro Americana UCA where you can find the Board of Martyrs
From $99.00
 
San Salvador Full Day: City and Volcano Group Tour
"Visit the main avenues and monuments of San Salvador the primary residential zones of the Capital City the Historical Center including the majestic Metropolitan Cathedral The National Palace and The National Theater declared a national monument in 1979 El Rosario Church Plaza Libertad San Salvador handcraft market and the municipal market of Antiguo Cuscatlán. In the afternoon
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El Convento de Calvario-Romero Center

After the civil war 1980-1992, the convent was converted into a cultural and retreat center named El Centro de Romero, after the assassinated Archbishop, Oscar Alnulfo Romero. Much of the history of...
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Ken_Weaver
Feb 18, 2003

Airport Taxes

When arriving in El Salvador you will pay a $10 entrance tax when you present your passport at customs. When You leave, expect to pay $25 as an exit tax! US currency is the standard in all of El...
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Ken_Weaver
Feb 18, 2003

Roadside Attractions

I am always cautious about roadsite food booths but here was one that apparently was okay because I didn't get sick! I didn't try the oyster cocktail but the pupusas and ice cold beer were great and...
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Ken_Weaver
Feb 18, 2003

Compact and practical

The good thing about El Salvador is it's compact size, this allows you to visit the country with ease since there are never great distances to travel. El Salvador hasn't been discovered by the...
MarcG
Mar 03, 2003

Montecristo Cloud Forest

The area where the borders of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala converge receives 200cm (80in) of annual precipitation, experiences 100% humidity and rises to an elevation of 2400m (7900ft) - ideal...
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furioso
Sep 27, 2002

San Salvador

El Salvador's capital and largest city lies in a valley at the foot of the large San Salvador volcano. It's not the prettiest place in the world since the valley is a pollution trap which perfectly...
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furioso
Sep 27, 2002
 
 
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Nature!

When traveling to El Salvador keep in mind that this a great place for nature lovers. You'll find national parks, beaches, lakes, mountains, volcanoes and much more. The tourist infrastructure is not...
MarcG
Mar 03, 2003

Map of El Salvador

If you make San Salvador your home base you can easily travel from one end of the country to another and always be back in your hotel for dinner!! The country is small and therefore very manageable,...
MarcG
Mar 03, 2003

BLUE SKIES AND BEACHES

Playa El Palmarcito:La playa adonde pasé los mejores momentos de mi vida, mi infancia, mi segundo hogar. Playa El Palmarcito, km. 50 carretera del Litoral, entre playas Sunzal y El Zonte.La piscina de...
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conejita71
Jul 15, 2009

Central American Travel tips

Hi,Don't leave out any country, including El Salvador where I have been living since 1994. It is the smallest of the countries and is well worth the visit, if not for places for its people. If your...
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rpbroz
Jan 11, 2010

Climb the Volcano...it will...

Climb the Volcano...it will change your life...then go climb Devil's door and see the Volcano from that perspective..that will also change your life. eating papoosas in the back of a truck...riding in...
aibreann
Aug 25, 2002

Ruinas de Tazumal

The Maya ruins of Tazumal, considered the most important and best preserved in El Salvador, are in the town of Chalchuapa. In the Quiché language the name Tazumal means 'pyramid where the victims were...
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furioso
Sep 27, 2002

If you´re planning for a...

If you´re planning for a vacation trip, visit my little piece of land! El Salvador is a beautiful country in terms of weather, clothing, equipment and entertainment. The west, marks the southeastern...
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jepclg98
Oct 28, 2009

El Salvador is very different...

El Salvador is very different from the rest of the Central American countries, for one not many tourists. It's an authentic place for the more adventurous travel. Nature is overwhelming and it's ideal...
mercure101
Aug 26, 2002

Popular Cities in El Salvador

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San Salvador

Departamento de San Salvador
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Santa Ana

Departamento de Santa Ana
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Concepción de Ataco

Departamento de Ahuachapán
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Alegría

Departamento de Usulután
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Juayùa

Departamento de Sonsonate
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Suchitoto

Departamento de Cuscatlán
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Top Hotels in El Salvador

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Ave las Magnolias y Blvd del Hipodromo (frmrly Hotel Princess Zona Rosa), San Salvador, El Salvador
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Paseo general Escalon No. 4711 | Col. Escalon, Sonsonate, El Salvador
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Final Alameda Roosevelt Y Ca A, San Miguel, SV
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CALLE EL CARMEN JUAN PABLELL, SAN SALVADOR, El Sal
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Esquina Calle 2 Y Calle, 3 Estilo De Vida La Gran
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Top Things to Do in El Salvador

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Jardin Botánico La Laguna

The botanical garden is something not to be missed especially in a bustling, fume choked and noise maddened San Salvador. The easy way there is by taxi which took 6USD to achieve. Once inside the...
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Lake Coatepque

Coatepeque Lake is considered one of the most beautiful crater lakes in Central America. On its shore there are hotels, restaurants and tourist establishments for practising acquatic sports. In the...
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Walk around

There is no much of sights and attractions, in the usual sense of the words, to mention about Ataco. It is a small village with the typical Spanish-colonial architecture: a central square with a...
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Chorros de la Calera - Waterfalls

"No, no, take some more!," Jamie says, leaning against the rocks of the falls, smiling and posing alluringly. As awkward as all of this is, there are surely worse things in life than having a 20-year...
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Mangrove Reserve

The mangrove forest in Barra de Santiago is one of the largest in El Salvador and it is rich in plants and animals. At one point during the canoe trip we went ashore to see remains of indigenous...
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Joya de Ceren Archaeological Site

Joya de Cerén was a farming village that was completely buried by volcanic ash from the eruption of the Loma Caldera volcano around 600 A.D. Sites in this area are small—there were too many...
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"4 Years, 9 Months, and 24 Days in El Salvador"
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"Canuckmike in El Salvador"
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"El Salvador"
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