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6 May 2017
“Another Glimpse into Mayan History”
22 Jan 2017
“Excavation site in progress”
El Salvador
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Reviewed May 6, 2017

This is another archeological site of the Mayans, dating back to 900 BC. The mounds here are just the tip of the iceberg that will lead future archeologists into understanding the past. The mound area seems to be more ceremonial in nature, but there is...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed January 22, 2017

There is a small museum that you walk through prior to getting to the San Andres site. Take some time to read through the artifacts in the museum to learn about the history of the site. There are some drawing that show what they expect...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Solomatrix
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

If one is nearby - and interested in archeology - then, as the saying goes, "why not?" It's certainly not Tikal...or Chichén Itza...or any other marginally significant site in and around Central America. For for 15-20 minutes...why not? (This said, note that foreigners should be...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Carlos Scott L
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

If you only visit San Andrés ruins, don't go. But as part of a day trip to visit Joya de Cerén , then is a goof option. Not spectacular and very feew buildings are aible to see, but is part of the history and i...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Thecatalanboss
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I had visited the Joya de ceren prior, definitely recommend seeing both. They're fairly close by and compliment each other well. This is a beautiful are to visit with great information about mesoamerican history. I went during a school field trip day. A little noisy...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank 125jaimeh
Reviewed November 1, 2015

We went to Joya de Ceren earlier that day (and had been to Casa Blanca and Tazumal the day before), so we were well prepared for this visit, but according to us it´s the least interesting of the four sites. The obraje de añil was...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank onzils
Reviewed July 14, 2015

Visited this site as part of an Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT) tour package. Fortunately we had a bilingual guide to explain everything to us. If you don't already have a good knowledge of the Mayans and/or have a knowledgeable guide you might miss a lot...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank travel1948
Reviewed November 30, 2014

This was a very nice and quite place to visit. There was not crowd when we went. It has a really nice outdoors setting. Loved the fact one can walk around around ancient Maya ceremonial and administrative buildings.

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank D Z
Reviewed October 30, 2014

This site is not far from Joya de Ceren, so by all means plan to visit both places even if your time is short. This is a ceremonial center; it was used off and on over centuries,at times temporarily abandoned due to major volcanic activity....More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank VivaMexicoLiz
Reviewed August 16, 2014

I agree that this place is not as big or impressive as Tazumal but this is 30-40 minutes away from the city while Tezumal is a good 2 hours 15 minutes away from the city (taking as point of reference the Intercontinental Hotel in San...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Marucha J
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