Best Tourist Attractions in El Salvador | Travel Destination Info
Destinations|October 10, 2011 11:26 am

Best Tourist Attractions in El Salvador

You know, in Central America El Salvador is one of Central America, a favorite holiday destination for all travelers. Despite the sharp rep, a small El Salvador – is located in the South Pacific in Guatemala City – is a really big secret of Latin America. I believe everyone favorite attractions are the beaches; hiking trails so many more like them. There lot of renowned attractions in El Salvador, but it’s too hard to pick a few.

El Salvador

El Salvador

El Salvador has a bad reputation, in the area of violent or a dangerous place to visit, but those days are over, and tourism is growing evidence. If you are in this small, but the big march, here is a long list of some of the best tourist attractions in El Salvador that are not to be missed.

El Salvador

El Salvador

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Los Chorros

This is a trigger time of the day the preferred area for many residents. Los Chorros is actually a number of different groups to start all the way from the water source located on the volcanic cliffs. This tourist attraction is a pleasure and a refreshing dip in the pool is sufficient to prove it. You can come any day to relax by the poolside or simply enjoy a picnic.

El Salvador Los Chorros

El Salvador Los Chorros

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Balboa Park

This Park is a beautiful place to just lie down and relax. It has a football field, skating rink, a picnic spot, trails and lovely specimens of pre-Columbian sculptures in El Salvador. The park itself covers 70 hectares. During a walk along the trails, it will provide an overview of wildlife, including animals such as rabbits and laziness. Being tired, you can get a best relief with a break in one of the outdoor cafes in the park.

El Salvador Balboa Park

El Salvador Balboa Park

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Los Planes Lookout Point

The other tourist attraction, Los Planes Lookout Point is located in the east of Balboa Park. It offers one of the most spectacular views of the country. Visitors will be treated to a mesmerizing view of Ilopango Lake and San Salvador. Lookout is located at the top of a very deep ravine. To grab Los Planes Lookout Point, you must take the bus to Balboa Park heading Panchimalco the Indian village.

National Zoo

The most modern zoos throughout Central America is “National Zoo” of El Salvador. The animals are designed to work with houses as close as possible to their natural habitat.To access this tourist destination, the bus is located west of the cathedral.

Hours of Operation: 9 to 5 pm every day except Monday & Tuesday.

Tickets Information: $1.

El Salvador David J. Guzman National Museum

El Salvador David J. Guzman National Museum

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David J. Guzman National Museum

To know about pre-Columbian life then this should be seen as a tourist attraction. The museum is housed in a collection from 1500 BC to 1525 AD, which is quite extensive. Other exhibits on display include remarkable variety of traditional handicrafts, such as the extraction of indigo, and few ethnographic exhibits and some local art and craft. It also has a series of topical displays which change quite often.

El Salvador Lago de Ilopango

El Salvador Lago de Ilopango

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Lago de Ilopango

This lake in El Salvador is an admiration of beautiful characteristic scenery. It’s a great place for fishing and enjoying swimming. It is also the largest lake in the country. It is located near the picnic sites, restaurants and shops; it basically comes to take care of your needs.

Other Best Tourist Attractions in El Salvador

  • San Salvador Volcano.
  • Devil’s Doorway.
  • El Boquerón National Park.
  • La Laguna Botanical Garden.