Plaza Gerardo Barrios
Located in the heart of San Salvador, the statue of the hero Gerardo Barrios is a landmark in the capital town of the historic center. It was unveiled in 1909, on the same site surrounding iconic buildings such as the National Palace and the Metropolitan Cathedral today.
The sculptor Francisco Durini was the creator of this piece made of bronze is shown on a military statue. You are placed on a pedestal of granite, at his sides, shows scenes of battles of the time and the national emblem of El Salvador.
Historically in this place have resulted in major events such as the riots that were generated during the funeral of Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero was murdered in 1980 and the celebration of the end of the Civil War in February 1992.
It was remodeled in 1999 and to date leads to variety of activities of public interest civil and even political rallies.
This is located on Calle Ruben Dario, in front of Metropolitan Cathedral and the National Palace in downtown San Salvador. If you drive by car may park in the adjacent parking. Cost $0.50 the fraction of time.
Bus routes are circulating: 3, 9, 34, 38-And, 41-A, 42, 42-A, 42-B. Cost of passage $0.25-$0.35
- Open to the public every day and every hour
- It has permanent surveillance by the Metropolitan Police (CAM).
- Website of the Municipality of San Salvador: http://www.sansalvador.gob.sv/?p=72
Elevation 2196 feet
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