Devil's Door (Puerta del Diablo), San Salvador
(4.3/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Tread the sloping paths to Devil's Door (Puerta del Diablo), the highest point of San Salvador and a rock formation steeped in local myth. An ascent that reaches 1,250 m (4,101 ft) above sea level, the spot serves as a window onto San Salvador, with rolling green hills stretching out to the Pacific coast and views of the San Vincente volcano. Head lower down the trail for a refreshment at a small collection of food and drink stands. The rock formation itself was once a single boulder, split now into three pieces and named "Chulo", "Chulito" and "Chula", with local legend telling of a pact with the devil gone wrong, causing the split. Other stories tell of brutal sacrifices and executions that took place at this great monument. See Devil's Door (Puerta del Diablo) and all San Salvador has to offer by arranging your trip with our San Salvador itinerary builder.
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  • She was several years not to climb the rock, it is something that is worthwhile. I saw many people with their families, even small children. The climate is delicious, very cool, I liked because in addition to the typical traditional meals, there was an exhibition of handicrafts and excellent security authorities. As the poet said: "two wings, who had two wings? This afternoon at the Summit almost them I've had, with crazy desire to have them extended, upon him asleep sea that looked like another sky... "."
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  • We took the bus from the historic centre and within 30 mins and at a cost of 35 cents we were at the site. There are quite a few little walks to get you to the viewing sites, where you can see the Pac...  more »
  • cean take a hike feel the fresh air,see the pacific ocean.from thev top of The Devils Door.eat some Pupusas or other local delicatesens