National Palace, San Salvador

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For a taste of El Salvadoran history, visit the impressive National Palace, a National Heritage site over 100 years old. Whilst you'll find some rooms closed due to restoration projects, the others await with beautiful and ornate decor, with the opportunity to view exhibits on the country's history in both English and Spanish. Be sure to check out the stunning gardens enclosed in the courtyard, and consider bringing a snack to enjoy there. Our San Salvador day trip planner makes visiting National Palace and other San Salvador attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I think that it should be free entry to those who pay a tour, so it looks from the outside looks very nice, according to the guide told the President because I don't work there
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  • A very nice place to walk around outside and. It’s a safe place as there is a lot of security. For Christmas it’s beuitful with a lot of lots of lights, they are fixing the roads and safe to walk arou...  more »
  • Has been very nicely restored outside. Even if you don’t go inside during the week, you can enjoy it’s beauty from Barrios across the street. The Metropolitan Cathedral is also on the square. Don’t be...  more »

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