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Joya de Ceren Archaeological Park: Tours & Tickets

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Excavation at "Jewel of the Ceren", a pre-Columbian Mayan farming village, that was buried under a volcanic eruption around 600 A.D.
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Km 32, Carr San Juan Opico - Agua Escondida, San Salvador, El Salvador
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I have visited different Mayan Indian Ruins in the Yucatan Peninsula like Uxmal and Chichen Itza, but tne Joya de Ceren archeological sites are even more unique due to the southern location in El Salvador. Definitely have to check out these sites.
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The most impressive part of this park is the small on-site museum. That has a lot of good information about the ancient communities that lived here, and how that came to an abrupt end with the volcano's eruption. A few good artefacts too. The site itself is a real
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You can walk through and see everything in 5 or 10 min...takes an hour with guided tour but guide spent most of time talking about corn...not too exciting
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This was probably my favorite stop on our mayan route tour. Quite amamzing to discover this settlement and its only been found less than 45 years ago! Amazing how everything was built. I know some might find it just ok but I'm telling if you just stop and think about it This is
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If you're looking for huge pyramids, you'll be disappointed. But if you understand what this site is about, you'll be genuinely intrigued. This is one of the only sites of it's kind in the world. See how ordinary people lived.
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