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

4.3
#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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  • Love this place, used to come here when i was little, now i was able to enjoy the beauty and uniqueness of the park and the food as well.  more »
  • We went and hoped the construction was complete, but it is not. We asked in one of the pupusa places and they said that it wouldn't be done until next year (summer of 2020?) So, looks like a cool...  more »
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  • One of my favorites place in SV.
  • Antojitos but renovations are going on
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