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This is a very interesting UNESCO Heritage Site as most of the WHS in Latin America are related to Aztec, Mayan, Inca or Spaniards glory history, and Joya de Ceren is more to the daily life of the Pre-Columbian Mayan 1400 years ago. The ashes...More
We have been to several Mayan sites with temples, and it was interesting to see this smaller site with typical dwellings. We usually don't opt for tours but we stopped here on the way from the airport to Juayúa with our driver/guide and it was...More
It is certainly a great ancient attaction where Mayans had their civilization. their homes where a pot of beans was found, a petrified dog, people seemed to be short due to the height of the doors. The ashes of the eruption of the volcanoe sepultated...More
Take the tour that they offer you because it is informative; it is free. You just need to tip them at the end. You can not get the grasp of it just by seeing it. It will only take 2 hours for the visit. I...More
I hired an all day guide from Tours by Locals. His name was Roberto M. with fabulous English and sweet personality. We spent close to an hour here. The ruins are all adobe color, but quite interesting. Lovely flowers and trees, even dirt walkways and...More
You would definitely want a guide to make this worthwhile. Archeology buffs will love this. Those of us who are not so inclined will find it interesting. You have to use you imagination as a lot of the structures are minimalized by time. The replica...More
Hello minimize9, according to their website, they are open Tuesday to Sunday from 9 am to 4 pm. There was no mentioning of hours of operation on holidays. They are definitely closed on Mondays. Good luck.