The City of San Salvador is the capital and largest city of El Salvador. Its complete name is La Ciudad de Gran San Salvador (The City of the Great Holy Savior). It lies upon a seismic valley in northern Central America, surrounded with volcanoes and prone to earthquakes, which is why the Pipil and the Spaniards called the area in which the city is now settled "El Valle de las Hamacas" (The Valley of the Hammocks) "Salcoatitan" in Pipil language, due to its constant seismic activity. Its city proper has the third largest population in Central America after Guatemala City and Managua. However, Greater San Salvador is the second most populated metropolitan area in Central America after Greater Guatemala City. Home to one-half of El Salvador's wealth, the city's per capita GDP - PPP is approximately USD11,200, compared to a national average of USD5,260 (2002). The city has a long history, with origins dating back to the Spanish conquest of the Pipil city of Cuzcatlán which means "The Place of the Diamond Jewels". The name of the city San Salvador means "Holy Savior" in Spanish. People of San Salvador are called Capitalinos. The city is seen as a phoenix bird that in different forms it has risen triumph from its ashes due to the city's seismic volcanic location and the civil wars it has survived.[
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For the middle class, the wealthy and the international traveler, San Salvador's attractions are as cosmopolitan as those of any Latin American city.
Shopping in San Salvador: San Salvador is famous for its modern shopping malls, boasting more than any city in Central America. A selection of top San Salvador shopping malls includes the Multiplaza mall, Galerias, Metrocentro, Moma Linsa, Ka Gran Via and El Paseo. The llopango marketplace east of the city center is the best place in San Salvador to shop for handicrafts and goods from local artisans, along with the Mercado de Artesanías near Zona Rosa.
San Salvador Beaches: Fooled you. There aren't any San Salvador beaches. However, the most popular beaches in El Salvador are at La Libertad, just half an hour from San Salvador.
Night Life .
San Salvador is a great place to visit to enjoy a diversity of night life according with different interest, there are several areas in the city with a fantastic night liife, in case you don't have a car or guide will be better to find hotels or accommodation walking distance from Zona Rosa, Paseo General Escalon, Paseo El Carmen or Antiguo Cuscatlan. this ares are popular for diversity of things to do around, more bars and restuarnts areas. hotels available in al lthis different places, we recomend to hire a guide or pay taxi service to drive around to make a more confortable holiday.
Agrega tu hotel, forma parte de nuestra red en linea, promueve tu negocio y encuentra nuevos clientes, forma parte de la red turistica, contactanos para mas informacion, soluciones espaciales para promocion en linea, asesoria emarketing.
Bars and Restaurants.
San Salvador city have a variaty of restaurants and bars, international gastronomy and national exquisite dishes, the variety of bars make also the city a great place to enjoy with friends, live music bar and culture. add your restaurant contacting us.