Artisan Placita La Palma
The La Palma crafts are an icon of Salvadoran creativity picturesque that has evolved over the years.
Chalatenango is no exception as this was the site of an important artisanal movement that has transcended our borders thanks to the painter Fernando Llort who, in 1973 instilled art villagers "naive" which is to represent moments of everyday rural life, well as the flora and fauna of the country with very colorful figures, abstract and unique.
In La Palma is the peculiarity that in most houses run workshops that make products such as key chains copinol seed, crossings, trays, safes, tejidas dress in keeping with airbrush painted and more, making this work as the main source of income for families in the area.
During your visit to this colorful town approach the Artisan Placita La Palma where you can buy handicrafts colorful and showy, from $1.00 USD. Ornaments for your home also as sand paintings and other typical accessories like hammocks or chairs with nylon or cotton woven at varying prices.
From San Salvador conduct yourself in the North Trunk Road (4N) Resume and towards Aguilares. When driving a vehicle be transported by car sedan.
Route 119: East Terminal bound from San Salvador to La Palma / San Ignacio / Citalá each 30 minutes. Ticket cost from $1.25 USD.
Reference: Artisan La Palma La Placita is adjacent to the Tourist Assistance Center (CAT), next to the central park.
- Hours: Monday through Sunday 8:00 a.m. a 6:00 p.m.
- It is recommended to carry cash for purchases
- TOURIST CENTER (CAT) La Palma, Chalatenango:
Phone: (503) 2335-9076
Height: 3382 feet
N 14° 19.036´
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