Places to Visit in Antiguo Cuscatlan, El Salvador, America

Places to Visit in Antiguo Cuscatlan, El Salvador, America

Antiguo Cuscatlan is a town in La Libertad department of El Salvador, is located towards the south western part of San Salvador at the distance of 9 kilometers the capital city of El Salvador and spans over an area of 19.41 square kilometers (7.49 square miles) at an altitude of 2,926.5 feet (849 meters) above the sea level. Antiguo Cuscatlan is the richest and a major urban town in San Salvador and has three industrial zones and grows various cash crops which are exported to various countries.

Antiguo Cuscatlan is surrounded by San Salvador, San Marcos, Santa Tecla, Mejicanos and Planes de Renderos and coordinates of Antiguo Cuscatlan are 13.67306°N 89.24056°W.


History of Antiguo Cuscatlan:

In the year 1054, Antiguo Cuscatlan was established by Topilizin Atzil, the last king of Tula and was inhabited by ten thousand people and in the year 1524, Spanish established the Antiguo Cuscatlan under the guidance of Pedro de Alvarado and was opposed by the local people. After the independence, Antiguo Cuscatlan town became the part of San Salvador.


Food and Shopping in Antiguo Cuscatlan:

Antiguo Cuscatlan offers some of the best dining options to the tourists, as there are lots of hotels and restaurants in the town which offers cuisines ranging from Argentine, Italian, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese and Mexican and some of the shopping malls in the towns are listed below:

  • Multiplaza
  • Lifestyle Center La Gran Via
  • Hiper Mall Las Cascadas
  • Temptation Plaza
  • Plaza Madero


Places to Visit in Antiguo Cuscatlan:

La Laguna Botanical Garden:

La Laguna Botanical Garden is the prime attraction of the town and garden is divided into blocks which are home for more than 3,500 species of plants from all over the world and there is café, children games in the garden.


Things to do in Antiguo Cuscatlan:

  • Visit the Town
  • Shopping
  • Night Life in Antiguo Cuscatlan


Weather in Antiguo Cuscatlan:

Antiguo Cuscatlan has pleasant climate when compared to the other parts of the country and coolest months are from November to February and hottest months are March to May.


How to Reach Antiguo Cuscatlan?

El Salvador International Airport is the nearest airport located at the distance of 44 kilometers from center of the Antiguo Cuscatlan town and airport caters with domestic and international flights to cities in Central, Southern and Northern America.

Antiguo Cuscatlan has good transportation facilities and tourists can avail frequent bus facilities from various parts of the country to Antiguo Cuscatlan and bus is the cheapest mode of transportation in the town and taxis and cars are available for hire for local travel.


Where to Stay in Antiguo Cuscatlan?

Antiguo Cuscatlan is the richest and urban town in the San Salvador and hosts hotels, resorts and Inns. Tourists can find lots of lavish hotels in and around the town. The hotel rooms are deliberated as per the extravagance of the tourists.  Amenities of the guest rooms comprises of stylish quilt, TVs, mini-bar, lavatory and room service and hotel rooms in and around Antiguo Cuscatlan may range from $ 20 to $ 200 and above per day. Some of the hotels in Baku are listed here below:

  • Inter Continental Real San Salvador
  • Holiday Inn San Salvador
  • Crowne Plaza San Salvador
  • Sheraton Presidente San Salvador Hotel
  • Hotel Arbol De Los Suenos
  • Morrison Hotel de la Escalon
  • Hilton Princess San Salvador
  • Courtyard San Salvador
  • Plaza Hotel and Suites
  • Hotel Villa Florencia Zona Rosa
  • Hotel Pacific Sunrise
  • Hotel Villa Terra
  • Hotel Arbol de Fuego

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