El Salvador is a country located in Central America which offers you a one-of-a-kind adventure.
When you visit El Salvador, you will surely enjoy the beauty of this tropical paradise and be amazed by its national parks and lakes.
One of the first places that you should visit is Metapan where you will see colonial churches that have spectacular architectural designs that reflect its culture. After exploring Metapan, discover Nueva Concepcion and go on a water adventure at the local water park.
Next on the list is the city of Chalatenango where you will see a vibrant market environment. For those who are fond of art, Suchitoto is the place to go especially during its famous art festival.
El Salvador’s capital city San Salvador is one of the most visited places in the country because it presents a good combination of scenery, modernity and rich culture. Before you travel ahead to Zacatecoluca, don’t miss San Luis where you can go to Santa Lucia Catholic Church. Finally, you should include Usulután in your itinerary and marvel at the beauty of the churches and agricultural valleys.
If you are a nature lover, some of the destinations you shouldn’t forget to visit include the El Boqueron National Park where you can see two craters and different species of plants and animals; the Coatepeque Caldera which is a volcanic caldera that consists of several lakes; and the archeological site of Tazumal that was created in the early 8th Century and lets you peek into the Mayan history. As for the churches in El Salvador, the San Salvador Cathedral and the Cathedral of Santa Ana are among the must-visit spots.
The country’s local cuisine offers a distinctive taste that is inspired by Spanish and indigenous Pipil cultures. Some of the dishes that you should try include the pupusa, pollo encebollado, yucca frita, panes rellenos and the popular Salvadoran cheese that is typically eaten with most meals. When it comes to the famous drinks, you must try horchata, Minutas and Kolachampan.
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