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Devil's Door (Puerta del Diablo)

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Address: 1 km south of Balboa Park | Los Planes de Renderos, San Salvador, El Salvador
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My family made the trek up Puerta Del Diablo. My kids age 5 and 8 made it up no problem. The stairs were easy for them to navigate. I got a little tired but I'm also not the most... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family made the trek up Puerta Del Diablo. My kids age 5 and 8 made it up no problem. The stairs were easy for them to navigate. I got a little tired but I'm also not the most physically active person. The views were amazing! It was extremely windy when we got to the top. We had to sit... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible views, great El Salvadorean food at the stalls, great for meeting and watching the locals.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is an amazing place to visit in El Salvador! Eat some pupusas before going up to the Devil's door to get some energy for the hike! If you wanted to you could also do two zipwires across from one rock to another or Rappelling as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We took the bus from the historic centre and within 30 mins and at a cost of 35 cents we were at the site. There are quite a few little walks to get you to the viewing sites, where you can see the Pacific Ocean on one side and the city of San Salvador, lots of volcanoes and Lake Ilopango... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

cean take a hike feel the fresh air,see the pacific ocean.from thev top of The Devils Door.eat some Pupusas or other local delicatesens

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing place to visit and sit on top to observe how beaitiful El Salvador nature is, beautiful weather and very relaxing so many memories with family and friends...dont forget to visit I recomend it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Very near the city of San Salvador is the famous Puerta del Diablo where you'll go to experience a great view when you climb it up to the highest point. Legend has it that in times of settlers , the daughter of landowners Plans Renderos , was courted by the Prince of Darkness himself , since she was very beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Certainly an amazing area. Views are stunning. Make sure you wear hiking boots. Across the street there is an excellent place to get a bite to eat

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We made this hike at dusk. There were beautiful views from the top. When we finished there was a market at the bottom. The most amazing papusas for less than a dollar and fresh coconuts to drink!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

a mere 45 minute bus from town is this little wonder of a attraction. the bus from the historic centre seemed to leave every 10-15 minutes.. and drops you off right where you need to be. A mixture of about 5 little different climbs.. only ranging between 2 minutes and 10 minutes.. but offering great views from both directions, and... More 

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