Republic of El Salvador

Tourism

What to see?

Perquín

The name of this town means "Ember Road” or “Road of the Smoldering Embers". It is a town surrounded by coffee plantations and pine trees with pleasant weather. Perquín offers restaurant and lodging services, handicraft shops, and land transportation.

Museum of the Revolution
This museum contains information, objects and historical features related to the civil war of El Salvador. It tells the story of the conflict through images and the stories of ex guerrilla members who are now local tour guides.

Quebrada de Perquín
Quebrada de Perquín is a stream of crystalline waters that forms several ponds among which are Indio and Finado Adán. A refreshing dip will be the perfect ending of the tour that departs from one side of Perquín cemetery and takes visitors through an area full of pine trees ideal for the observation of birds such as falcons, hawks, and specially, a species of turkey vulture (Rey Zope).

Villa del Rosario
Take a walk through this village to the Araute river falls, an impressive 30 meter high waterfall where only the brave can reach. This village is named after the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, patron saint of these people. It is a typical and peaceful village of the rural area of the Salvadoran East with many houses with ample outer corridors. A true adventure!

The Peace Route
Formed by the towns of Perquín, Arambala, Villa del Rosario, Joateca, Cacaopera, Corinto and Guatajiagua in the department of Morazán. Visitors will enjoy a true natural paradise and live a unique experience knowing the history and culture of their ancestors, indigenous traditions, living nature, fresh and pure air, and crystalline springs flowing into rivers, falls and streams. The setting is charming and is there for you discover and embark in an unforgettable adventure.

La Libertad
La Libertad is situated in the central zone of the country. Its first name was "Rada de Tepehua". An English squadron put it under siege during the Central American war between Liberals and Conservatives in 1849.

San Salvador
The city of San Salvador is the capital of the country. It was founded in 1525. Its original name is Quetzalcoatitán which means “ Quetzal Land ”. San Salvador is mainly an industrial and commercial city. Most factories as well as commerce in general and government offices are concentrated in this city. The capital offers visitors beautiful natural parks, interesting museums and ruins of ancient civilizations, among other attractions.

Santa Ana
It is the second most important city of the country. It was founded by the bishop Brother Villalpando in 1708. It was originally called Sihuatehuacán, "city of sorcerers". It is a traditional city that competes with the capital city and always shows great dynamism. It is surrounded by the most important coffee plantations of the country with coffee processing mills, resorts, historical churches and very important archaeological sites.

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