Plaza Libertad, San Salvador

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At the city center, take a stroll across Plaza Libertad, which dates back to the city's 16th-century origins. Today, a tall monument marking the nation's independence dominates the center of the square. Landmark buildings abut the plaza, including the national theater and church famous for its unusual architecture and semicircular glass roof. Note that pickpockets frequent the area; pay attention to your valuables. To visit Plaza Libertad and other attractions in San Salvador, use our San Salvador travel itinerary maker.
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  • July 8, 2017
    This square is called Liberty, unfortunalty the country is not free at all. Corruption from government, the private sector and the church are making it hard for people to live. History fact: The US go...  more »
  • June 30, 2017
    This is an interesting place to make a short stop into your trip. Try to get some nice shots of the antique plaza and that's all you can do.  more »
  • June 20, 2017
    The entire Centre was under construction, including the square. Unfortunately it was not possible to see what it was like before!
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  • July 6, 2017
    Very beautiful adn historical place
  • January 2, 2017
    Beautiful and compact park in the city center .
  • December 6, 2016
    Central plaza of San Salvador. Many landmarks nearby such as the cathedral, national palace, national theatre and many more
  • March 19, 2017
    Central park liberty
  • December 11, 2016
    Historical site in the heart of the city

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