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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
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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
From $80.00

More Off The Beaten Path in El Salvador

Iglesia El Rosario, San Salvador

Does a church that is located less than three blocks away from the main cathedral of a country’s capital city really qualify as an “off the beaten path” destination? I say it does if nobody knows that...
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thelukey
May 15, 2005

The Cliffs of Acajutla

Most tourists never make it to Acajutla, and with good reason. Acajutla is a port town. A tropical port town. A tropical port town in Central America. All the adjectives generally applied to such...
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thelukey
May 15, 2005

Playa El Palmarcito

Located west of the port of La Libertad, just beyond Club Atami, Playa El Palmarcito is a handsome black sand beach nestled between rocky cliffs into a tiny little cove. No more than 300 yards wide,...
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thelukey
May 15, 2005

La Finca del Sunzal

The “Flower Route” between Sonsonate and Ahuachapán is one of El Salvador’s most-advertised, best-developed, and most-visited tourist attractions, but very few people take the detour south that leads...
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thelukey
May 15, 2005

Get to know the locals

I had the opportunity to attend a fiesta in a village called El Milagro( The Miracle, see my El Milagro travelogue.) I enjoyed watching the children swat at the piñata. Notice how clean and dressed up...
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Ken_Weaver
Feb 18, 2003

Land of Volcanoes

All most anywhere in El Salvador you will see dormant volcanoes. This photo was taken in the countryside just outside of Suchitoto. The vegetation is tropical ...many kinds of palms, mango trees,...
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Ken_Weaver
Feb 18, 2003
 
 
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Isla Meanguera del Golfo

Visiting the island, one has to take a small canoa full of locals which brings you in two hours there. There was only one pension there in 1990, but if you just ask around locals will invite you in...
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gernot.re
Oct 08, 2002

Enjoy the many Pacific Beaches

There are many lovely beaches in El Salvador. Near San Miguel, you'll find El Cuco -- a favorite with local families. We loved it! Other beaches are near La Libertad closer to San Salvador. You are...
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SESM
Sep 13, 2002

Charming Churches in every town and village

The lovely church in the town of San Ignacio at the foot of El Pital, near La Palma, is just one of many lovely churches all around the country. If you are respectful, you can always stop in and...
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SESM
Sep 13, 2002

Scaling El Pital--Salvador's Highest Peak

Not far from La Palma is the highest point in El Salvador-- El Pital. If you have a 4x4, it's about an hour plus trip up mostly dirt roads to the top. Beautiful scenery along the way and, at the top,...
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SESM
Sep 13, 2002

Let's start by saying that El...

Let's start by saying that El Salvador in itself is off the beaten path. This has its advantages and inconveniences (tourism facilities are only being developed). Having said this visit the town of...
MarcG
Sep 08, 2002

Honor the Martyrs of El Mozote

El Mozote is a tiny village that was devastated during the war. It is not easy to find and the roads getting there are poor but it is worth the trip. There is a monument to the 1000 mostly women and...
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SESM
Sep 08, 2002

Anymore, most tourists miss...

Anymore, most tourists miss the detouring of vacations due to the schedule change of airlines. But, we managed to get one of those situations in which we were rerouted from the airport to El Salvador....
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John195123
Sep 07, 2002

Periquin was the headquarters...

Periquin was the headquarters of the FMLN guerilla movement during the bloody Civil War of El Salvador. Today, members of the FMNL have created the Museo de la Revolucion Salvadoreña in Periquin. It...
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darthmilmo
Aug 26, 2002

Popular Cities in El Salvador

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San Salvador

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Santa Ana

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Concepción de Ataco

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Alegría

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Juayùa

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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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85 AVE SURY CALLE PADRES, SAN SALVADOR, El Salvado
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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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