Museo Regional del Occidente
Built over 53 years, the City Hall has one of the most beautiful colonial facades in the country. There's not much to see inside - just...
Teatro de Santa Ana
The Teatro de Santa Ana is an opulent renaissance-style building constructed using funds from an export tax on coffee beans. The epitome...
Catedral de Santa Ana
The most notable sight in Santa Ana is its large neo-Gothic cathedral, which was completed in 1913. Exquisite ornate mouldings cover the...
For the perfect place to tipple a beer, consider this offbeat open-air spot overlooking the cathedral. Tree-trunk pillars and hand-hewn...
Pastelería Ban Ban
One of Santa Ana’s charms is that the whole population breaks for coffee and cake mid-afternoon. It’s likely that you’ll find them here...
Museo Regional del Occidente information
Lonely Planet review
Located in the former Banco Central de Reserva, the Museo Regional del Occidente gives a good historical overview of the west, including a display of archaeological artifacts. An entire room is also dedicated to the history of Salvadoran money - great for numismatic buffs.