National Palace, San Salvador

(3.5/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web)
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. Plan to see National Palace and other attractions that appeal to you using our San Salvador tourist route planner.
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  • Pretty from the outside. All boarded up. No entry possible. Surrounded by local market. Hang up plaza opposite palace 
  • It is expensive to maintain an historical building like this, and lack of expenditure was obvious. A visit here provides a lot of historical perspective. Other than the plaza and Cathedral there is no...  more »
  • Located in the City Centre, on one side of Plaza Civica next to the Metropolitan Cathedral of San Salvador. The entrance fee is about USD 3. The history of El Salvador is depicted here and is printed ...  more »
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  • National Palace was built in 1889. Until 1974, was used as a government building. Given to one of famous sights in San Salvador with a large building with dignity. If you're between internal visits are available. Be careful because just around security situation is not good.
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  • Beautiful Palace is seen as was the structure of before
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  • would beautiful monument sunk in a disorder where if going to take some photos have that look to them sides first to see if not there are some suspicious, when them officials public Salvadoran van to understand that the Center historical should be it area more important and best attended of the capital?
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  • Excelente lugar.
  • Quiet place especially in the evenings while the area of the historic centre is classified by many as criminal risk area recommend tourists to visit us to assist with security and guide
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