San Salvador, the capital city of El Salvador, is the financial,
educational, cultural, and political center of the country. This city is
one of the largest urban centers in Central America and is a 'gamma' global
city serving as an important financial pivot of Central America. San
Salvador is formally known as formally known as La Ciudad de Gran San
Salvador and is snuggled in 'the Valley of Hammocks' and bordered by active
volcanoes. The city strives to serve business and leisure travelers alike.
El Boqueron Park
El Boqueron Park, located on the top of San Salvador Volcano, offers
tourists experience that is different from visiting just another park. The
prime attraction of the park is a crater which is about 558 meters deep and
around five kilometers in diameter. The park experiences a cool temperate
climate throughout the year and is home to several flora species such as
hydrangeas, cartuchos, begonias, and more. The park is also home to several
wildlife species such as armadillos, deer, raccoons, foxes, and more.
Monumento al Divino Salvador del Mundo
Monumento al Divino Salvador del Mundo, a landmark of the city, consists of
a statue of Jesus Christ on the top of a globe, balanced on the top of the
four-sided concrete base platform. This monument is a representation
demonstrating both El Salvador and Salvadorans around the world.
Teatro Nacional de El Salvador
Teatro Nacional de El Salvador, the oldest theater in Central America, was
inaugurated in 1917. The theater is constructed in French Renaissance style
with a combination of modern touches. Ornamented by Italian architect Lucio
Capellaro, Teatro Nacional de El Salvador features the Great Hall which is
one of the most elegant and absorbing in Central America.
Best Time to Visit San Salvador
Weather-wise, the best time to book flights from Newark to San Salvador is
from May to September. During these months, the climate of the city is
soothing for sightseeing. If booking for peak season, it is advisable to
book San Salvador flights in advance as the airfares tend to rise.