Simon Bolivar Park
One of the architectural remains that protects the heart of San Salvador is the small Parque Simon Bolivar (1783-1830) that pays tribute to the leader and "Liberator" Venezuelan Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru and his native, Venezuela.
His remarkable statue commemorating the "Father of Pan", who defended his ideal of a democratic and just system. According to data recorded, placement of this effigy was for the bicentennial of his birth, the 24 July 1992.
That is, this representation portrays equestrian rider on a horse with his legs up, so that specialists in this kind of state that any character meanings, whose horse is in this way, is because "died in battle". However, the story goes that Bolivar died of natural causes, thus, accurate representation of your horse should be with the legs to the ground.
Records show that the original construction of the park was in 1908, under the administration of General Fernando Figueroa.
Now, This site is used for various activities, featuring mostly religious movements for preaching in the central kiosk. Also, is very popular for its sports fields and playgrounds, you can also see how they offer different services and products, among themselves, shined shoes $1.00 USD.
Where to eat
In Bolivar Park you will find street vendors offer different food options, up goodies highly affordable prices.
This park is located on Calle Ruben Dario and near the 4th Street West. This street will lead you to the historic center of San Salvador, in the direction of the Metropolitan Cathedral. Admission is open to the public and every hour during the day. Also, This park is in front of the National Press known.
If traveling by car are advised to park it in the parking nearby by $0.75 USD when the fraction. The Metropolitan Police (CAM) is responsible to provide security to the place permanently.
Bus routes that lead to this area are:
42-And the B, among others that will lead to the Historical.
The cost of this service ranges between $0.35 USD a $1.00 USD (depending on the place of origin).
Elevation: 2220 feet
N 13° 41.927´
W 089° 11.888
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