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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  • The National Palace is located in the heart of the historic centre of San Salvador recently renovated under the management of Mayor Nayib Bukele, an awesome place, steeped in history, next to the Metropolitan Cathedral and square with beautiful gardens and sources. It is worth visiting it.
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  • A very beautiful place to visit and safe to walk around lots to see, there is a cheap but good quality of gold or silver jewelry store called suiza, In the evening it looks beautiful with all the ligh...  more »
  • 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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