Joya de Ceren Archaeological Site

Local nameJoya de Ceren Archaeological Site
LocationLa Libertad, El Salvador

Joya de Cerén is an archaeological site in La Libertad Department, El Salvador, featuring a pre-Columbian Maya farming village.

The ancient Maya site of Joya de Cerén is located in the Zapotitán Valley 36 kilometers northwest of San Salvador, El Salvador. It is often referred to as the "Pompeii of the Americas", in comparison to the famed Ancient Roman ruins. This site is known for the excellent preservation of a Classic period settlement that was rapidly buried by the ashfall of an eruption of the Loma Caldera around A.D. 600.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joya_de_Cerén

Address Carretera San Juan Pico - Agua Escondida, El Salvador

Coordinates 13°49'45.556" N -89°21'24.733" E

Tours and activities: Joya de Ceren Archaeological Site

Full Day Tour to The Izalco, The Santa Ana and Cerro Verde Volcano, Lake Coatepeque, Joya de Cerén and San Andrés Ruins

from 99 USD

San Salvador Combo: City Tour and Joya de Cerén

from 35 USD

El Salvador Private Archaeological Tour

from 35 USD

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