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The beautiful and vibrant San Salvador, the capital city of the Republic of El Salvador is a modern city which is home to almost half of El Salvador's citizens and is the first land sighted by Christopher Columbus. With developed connectivity to various parts of the world, reaching San Salvador is as quite simple. 

This is the city where wide boulevards and narrow streets form the basic structure of the urban establishment, where markets and government buildings reflect the rich culture and tradition of the city, and the historic museums and monuments of which justify its extensive history that dates back to the time of Spanish conquest and Pipil tribes.

The city is surrounded by affluent suburbs with wonderful restaurants, large shopping malls and natural attractions that are most likely to make your visit more enjoyable. In fact, people who visit San Salvador actually fall in love with this place! Not just San Salvador, its outskirts are equally scenic and beautiful. Here are few attractions on outskirts of San Salvador that you must see -

Jardin Botanico La Laguna

Jardin Botanico La Laguna, also called as Plan de La Laguna, is a beautiful, cool botanical garden located at the bottom of a volcanic crater extinct, and surrounded by trees, making a perfect break from the bustling city life. Bordered by a forested cliff, this heavenly place creates a beautiful landscape in a protected area and is home to more than 3,500 native plant species from all over the world, that are labeled according to their types, scientific names, family and distribution. The fresh water surrounded by lush vegetation makes an ideal place to enjoy some pleasant time close to nature.

Parque Cuscatlan

Named in memory of the 'Lordship of Cuscatlan', the beautiful Cuscatlan Park is one of the most important public spaces in the city of San Salvador which offers playgrounds at different points, with lots of benches beneath the shady trees. Small sports field for football and basketball practice were also added here in 1970, and it also has a small amphitheater. Even after seven decades later, the park remains in its kind.

Lake Ilopango

It's a crater lake on the borders of San Salvador, La Paz and Cuscatlan departments, and the water of which fills the caldera of a volcano in El Salvador that last erupted in 1979. This is a great spot known for boating, diving, and the rugged beauty of its 100 meter cliffs. This is probably one of the most beautiful crater lakes in the country and it's the edgy topography that makes Ilopango an amazing adventure.

Though, it is quite smaller than its neighbors in Central America, but the abundance of natural attractions it provides are more concentrated and more enjoyable. And if it's not for the pristine beaches, untouched tropical forests, the beauty of parks and recreation or the historic museums, it's the peaceful setting and the natural beauties that adorn the outskirts of San Salvador, and the wonderful lakes like Lake Ilopango and Coatepeque Lake that provide a break from the city's hectic pace.

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Cruising to Dubai:

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