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Monuments of interest Historical

In San Salvador there are several monuments and places of historical interest, many of which are part of the cultural heritage, some of these sites are located within the so-called historic center of San Salvador, where the growth of the city started from the colonial era.


Most of these attractions are in the historical centre, place which started the development of this city since the colonial era and unfortunately suffered from the years some damaged by natural disasters. However you have been able to keep some buildings of the 19th century and early 20th.

Monumento al Salvador del Mundo

El Salvador there are different types of costumes, in which most are used in different festivals, although there are some people who still use them.

In the women's costume is common to see items such as a scapular, a shawl, a cloth and different colors and fabric ornaments of cotton and can be with a skirt and a blouse or a dress, shoes sandals are used. In the men's costume is common to see a costume cotton, also in the traditional festivals, modern jeans with a shirt of blanket, used in footwear shoes or boots, and a hat.

Really are rural in nature and presented different variations depending on the place.

Monumento a la Revolución

It was built in 1955 at the presidential Colonel Oscar Osorio, 1950-1956 and is located at the end of avenida La Revolution, in the colony St. Benedict.

Its develación was to commemorate the revolutionary movement of December 14, 1948, when he defeated General Salvador Castaneda Castro and culminated with the political Constitution of 1950.

Naked man represents the people freed from bondage and its authors were the violet and Claudio Cevallos spouses. Today, the monument is known by the population as "El Chulón". and constitutes an urban reference point.

Monumento a la Constitución

Opened in 1992 to symbolize the value of the Salvadoran Constitution during the birth of an era of peace in El Salvador.

It was sculpted by Salvadoran prominent sculptor Rubén Martínez, author of the magnificent monument of the Cristo de La Paz, always located in the capital.

It is located is one of the main avenues of the capital, is a landmark of the city, and Sundays it becomes a cycle route, where whole families use the path to healthy fun.

Monumento a la Paz

1994 Unveils monument to peace, to receive the countries that participate in the Central American Games and the Caribbean.

The hands of Christ of peace symbolize the recent reconciliation of right and left-wing politics of the country.

The sculpture was elaborated with bullets, cast bronze and brass bushing. It was designed and assembled in honor of the peace accords by the sculptor Rubén Martínez, who also was in charge of drawing up the monument to the Constitution.