The site is made up of two plazas surrounded by buildings
and platforms. although believed to be from an earlier time, The
buildings seen today date from the late post-Classic and are in
the East Coast architectural style.
One of the interesting buildings is called simply
structure 4. It is like a palace and is the largest building at
this site. Its roof was held up by 18 columns.
Structure 3's temples are in the best condition at
El Rey and still have the remains of mural paintings. On these there
are strips containing Ahau glyphs, numerals, and pictures of human