National Palace, San Salvador
(3.4/5 based on 35+ 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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  • I have been in the square. I took a few pictures but through the façade of the building, which that day was not open, there is nothing.
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  • Once there, as it should be, on the main square near the Cathedral, was the presidential residence, where many of its inhabitants carried forward kicking or expelled were thrown. Over time, the head of State have moved away and brought the building pretty thoughtful Exposition, some contemporary art in our understanding. Quite enough to look outside of the Palace
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  • Colonial building in downtown San Salvador. Inside and in front of the building on the square hold various exhibitions.
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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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