Town of Flowers and Birds

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The name Suchitoto, means flower bird(Pájaro Flor)

In nahuat, the Suchitoto Church language of the main indigenous group that inhabited this region. Suchitoto is a small colonial town in the department of Cuscatlán, located only an hour north east of the capital city of San Salvador. With cobblestone streets and panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and Lake Suchitlán, beautiful Suchitoto has preserved its historical architecture of the late 1800's, and is known as the cultural capital of El Salvador.
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From the late 1970's to the early 1990's, Suchitoto was nearly abandoned due to the armed conflict, which h\ding rural communities have been repopulated program, whose residents have a powerfulhistory to share.

Suchitoto has slowly turned into one of the main tourist towns of El Salvador bothfor national and international tourists, whoare attracted by its quaint streets and beautiful setting, its many local artisans and galleries, cafes, restaurants, and outdoor activities.

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How to Get Suchitoto City?

Image 3Suchitoto is centrally located in El Salvador and only 47 Km (29 miles) from the capital, San Salvador. While in El Salvador, consider making the safe and tranquil town ofSuchitoto your homebase as you can make many daytrips to other parts of the country from here.

From San Salvador by BusFrom the Eastern Terminal in San Salvador, board bus #129. Suchitoto is the last stop on the route (about 1.5 hours). Buses depart every 15-20 minutes. .
From Aguilares by BusTake bus #163 from Aguilares to Suchitoto and get off at the last stop. Buses depart every 30-40 minutes. .
From San Salvador in Car Go east on the Boulevard del Ejercito Nacional (also known as the Carretera Panaméricano). Take the vehicle bridge that to San Martín. Pass through San Martín, following the signs to Suchitoto, to reach the Highway that leads directly to Suchitoto

From Aguilares in CarFrom Aguilares, follow the signs to the paved road that leads directly to Suchitoto.

Suchitoto Gallery

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