Devil's Door (Puerta del Diablo), San Salvador

4.4
#2 of 9 in Parks in San Salvador
Tread the sloping paths to Devil's Door (Puerta del Diablo), the highest point of San Salvador and a rock formation steeped in local myth. An ascent that reaches 1,250 m (4,101 ft) above sea level, the spot serves as a window onto San Salvador, with rolling green hills stretching out to the Pacific coast and views of the San Vincente volcano. Head lower down the trail for a refreshment at a small collection of food and drink stands. The rock formation itself was once a single boulder, split now into three pieces and named "Chulo", "Chulito" and "Chula", with local legend telling of a pact with the devil gone wrong, causing the split. Other stories tell of brutal sacrifices and executions that took place at this great monument. Add Devil's Door (Puerta del Diablo) to your San Salvador travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our San Salvador holiday planner.
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  • it is a good place to have good views of the city, excellent weather very cool, varied entertainment although it could improve, a lot of typical street food at a good price, a serious problem parking since there are no safe parking just on the street principal.
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  • This place had a breathtaking view of the city from the top... It was scary getting up there because of the winding roads and fog but we made it... There isn't really any barriers it is pretty natural...  more »
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  • This is one the best place to visit with family and friends
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