House of the Writer “Salarrué”
20 minutes from San Salvador, there is a place dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of cultural personalities who have made history in El Salvador. One of them was the writer Salvador Salazar Arrué, whose pseudonym was “Salarrué” (1899 – to 1975).
Since 2003, Villa Montserrat opened as the “House of the Writer Salarrué” under the sponsorship of the Ministry of Culture of the Presidency. This was the home where the famous poet, writer, painter, sculptor and musician Sallarué lived the last thirteen years of his life with his family. You can learn more about his life at the permanent exhibition at the Museum of the Word and Image (MUPI) in San Salvador.
This national heritage site has a permanent exposition of the famous artist´s life-work. There are personal letters, songs, paintings, family photographs and hand-made crafts from his wife and daughters.
This is also the perfect spot for fans of reading. The doors of the House of the Writer remain open and free for those who enjoy a quiet place surrounded by nature to jump-start their imagination.
How to get there:
Address: Villa Montserrat, Balboa Street, 9.8 km, Renderos Plans, San Salvador.
If driving take the road that leads to Planes de Renderos and follow the signs to Balboa Park, the House of the Writer is in front of St. Francis of Assisi Clinic, park outside the house at no cost.
Buses bound for Planes de Renderos are: Route “12”, “17” bus and minibus. Taken at downtown San Salvador, near the Central Market. Ticket US$ 0.20, US$ 0.25 and US$ 0.35 (weekends).
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 8:00 am to noon and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Writer’s Home Phone: (503) 2280-5538
Information Museum of the Word and Image (MUPI)
- Official Website: www.museo.com.sv
- Contact: email@example.com
- Phone: (503) 2275-4870
Elevation: 3304 feet
N 13 ° 38,587 ‘
In 089 ° 11,239 ‘
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