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| Plaza Libertad, San Salvador, El Salvador
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The centre of San Salvador is as busy and hectic as any city could wish to be, so imagine our surprise on entering into the calm, wonderful world of the Palacio Nacional in San Salvador. Located next to the metropolitan cathedral and, at the time...More

Thank JT-says
Reviewed 8 July 2017

A beautiful quiet place to enjoy the architecture and the history. also you can take nice pictures of the gardens

Thank HamiltonViajero
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We came here and were surprised to find we could go inside. For $3 we were able to walk through the palace and check out the beautiful rooms inside.

1  Thank KayleeShepheard
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Pretty from the outside. All boarded up. No entry possible. Surrounded by local market. Hang up plaza opposite palace

Thank JRocksmom
Reviewed 9 January 2017

It is expensive to maintain an historical building like this, and lack of expenditure was obvious. A visit here provides a lot of historical perspective. Other than the plaza and Cathedral there is not much else to see walking around this area.

1  Thank Alistair_MacDonald
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Located in the City Centre, on one side of Plaza Civica next to the Metropolitan Cathedral of San Salvador. The entrance fee is about USD 3. The history of El Salvador is depicted here and is printed in both English and Spanish. The Palace has...More

Thank Dr_B_Maitra
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We saw the exterior of the Palace, out tour did not include the interior. Beautiful building worth seeing!

Thank loves2boys
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Former President's palace was built in 1911. It lasted for 6 years and financed from special tax -1 colon for each quintal (approximately 100 kg) exported coffee. This was the expensive building because many materials imported from Germany, Italy and Belgium. It has about one...More

Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 13 June 2016

The palace was interesting. The fee to enter is a few dollars. It is quite big, but unless you're really interested in history, you don't necessarily need to visit every room. We were fascinated by the historical information posted throughout, and it was presented in...More

Thank uclatraveler9
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Our taxi driver took us here for a look when we only had a few hours to see the sights in the city during a stop over. We did not speak Spanish and our driver did not speak English but he took us to many...More

Thank ingiGimli_Manitoba
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Response from Janet S | Reviewed this property |
8-4pm M-F according to website. Does not close at noon -- would be a nice place to sit and rest out of the midday sun. Don't know the price of admission but is is not much by U.S. standards -- maybe $3?
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