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San Salvador Full Day: City and Volcano Group Tour
"Visit the main avenues and monuments of San Salvador the primary residential zones of the Capital City the Historical Center including the majestic Metropolitan Cathedral The National Palace and The National Theater declared a national monument in 1979 El Rosario Church Plaza Libertad San Salvador handcraft market and the municipal market of Antiguo Cuscatlán. In the afternoon
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San Salvador City Tour
"This tour will start once you are picked up from your hotel either at 9am or 1pm. You will visit the most important neighborhood in the city the handcraft market and the historical city center where the cathedral the national palace and the Rosary church are located.You will also visit the military museum where the pope mobile is located and the wall of martyrs. The tour lasts 3 hours and you will be taken back to your hotel at the end.""""In this 3-hour tour you will visit San Salvador's main neighborhoods and attractions led by a professional guide."
From $30.00
 
San Salvador City Tour and Volcano
"You will visit the main residential areas of the city its most important neighborhoods the handicraft market and the historical city. There you will visit the national theater the metropolitan cathedral the archbishop Romero and Rosario church and the national palace. Afterwards you will visit the impressive crater of San Salvador volcano which last erupted in 1917. From there you will admire nature and spectacular views of the city of San Salvador city.The tour lasts between 4-5 hours and you will be dropped off at your hotel at the end."
From $50.00

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Souvenirs from El Salvador

Sorpresas are made of pottery and has often got the shape of an egg or fruit. You can lift the top off and under it you have the “surprise”, there are tiny figures under the top often showing rural...
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Tamales

A Salvadoran-style tamal is essentially a little block of soggy corn jello filled with a green bean or two, some undercooked chucks of potato, and a chicken bone. Real appetizing, no? Prior to the...
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Pupusa – It's What's For Breakfast, and Dinner

Like many small countries, El Salvador has relatively few traditions that it can claim as being uniquely its own (and not just generically Latin American or Central American). Although it's most...
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Sorpresas

Sorpresas are a roundish object such as an egg, apple or similar objects on a little base. Then when you lift the object up there are detailed, little scenes or figures of local daily life. There are...
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Eating Flowers

One common Salvadoran joke remarks that Salvadorans are so poor that they even eat their national flower (the flor de izote). Other flowers that appear in Salvadoran cuisine include loroco and pitos....
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Marañón Japonés

Another fruit that I first encountered in El Salvador, the “Japanese cashew fruit” is also known, in Nicaragua, as the “manzana de agua” (water apple). It has a somewhat flowery taste. Worth a try if...
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Back to the Fruits

Another native fruit that might be unfamiliar to many travelers, the paterna can be consumed in a number of ways. The white fuzz that surrounds the seeds can be peeled off and eaten. I’m not sure how...
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August, Time to Buy the Anonas

The end of July might mean many things to many people in many places. Here in El Salvador, for me the end of July has special significance because I then know that the anona harvest is just around...
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Marañón

Most everyone knows what a cashew is, but perhaps not everyone knows that cashews come attached to a juicy, tasty fruit called the “marañón.” I certainly didn’t know that the marañón existed until I...
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Nances

One of the many fruits that I came across for the first time in El Salvador is the nance. Generally I'd rather eat dirt than nances – they smell like rotting flesh, and don’t taste much better – but...
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Santa Tecla Market

The central market in San Salvador known as the mercado cuartel is quite a busy place and can be somewhat dangerous so go to the Santa Tecla Market instead. You can find just about everything but...
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Ärbol de Dios Gallería

Fernando Llort, one of El Salvador's most famous artists has a wonder gallery, restaurant and gift shop that I have visited on three occasions. The original pieces in the gallery range from US$100 to...
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AVE MAGNOLIAS Y DEL HIPODROMO, SAN SALVADOR, El Sa
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Lake Coatepque

Coatepeque Lake is considered one of the most beautiful crater lakes in Central America. On its shore there are hotels, restaurants and tourist establishments for practising acquatic sports. In the...
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