About Metapán

Metapan, located in the department of Santa Ana. This is one of the most important cities in El Salvado thanks to its friendly people, long streets and tourist places.

Metapán has a beautiful colonial church, built in 1736-1743. Here you can see the crucified Christ, a sculptural gem dating from the seventeenth century.

This beautiful city full of culture in the architecture of its houses and church is located 110 kilometers from San Salvador and its name in Nahuatl means "river of maguey."

The municipality of Metapan is located in the Western Zone, the in Santa Ana, being considered their second most important city. The municipality is bounded on the north by the Republic of Guatemala, to the east by Citalá and La Palma (Department of Chalatenango), south of Santa Rosa Guachipilín, Masahuat and Texistepeque, and west by the Republic of Guatemala. In the vicinity of tourist sites Metapán are highlighted as Montecristo National Park, Lake and Lake Güija Metapán.

To visit Metapán, drive through the CA-1. Arriving in Santa Ana, continue on CA-12 road leading from Santa Ana to the border of Angiatú.