The Capital of El Salvador is San Salvador<br />
Foods <br />The famous Salvadorian Pupusas!<br />Pastel de Tres Leches<br /> Soaking the cake in three kinds of milk gives it a rich, dense quality<br />Pupusas are similar to corn tortillas, only thicker and stuffed with cheese, beans or meat<br />Semita de Piña<br />It’s a tart of bread dough filled with jam or other rich fillings. Semita de piña, with a tasty pineapple filling, is a favorite.<br />
Famous Tourist Attractions<br /><ul><li>Montecristo Cloud Forest: It is biggest and beautiful cloud forest of Central America. October to March is the ideal time to visit this place. This place contains some of the wonderful wildlife species of the country. It offers trekking facilities.
Nancuchiname: Along the banks of Lempa River, this park is situated. It has some of the remaining tropical forests of El Salvador
Los Cobanos: This place is popular for coral reef.
El Jocotal Lagoon: This lagoon includes some of biggest group of water birds in El Salvador. It is safe place for migratory water birds. </li></li></ul><li>Holidays And Festivals<br />Soldiers´ Day (May 7)Armed Forces" Day is a celebration for the Armed Forces with parades of the Armed Forces members. They commemorate with Air Force demonstrations followed by a ceremony and celebrations in each military base. All relatives and friends are invited to celebrate together with them.<br />Day of the Dead (November 2)The Day of the Dead is a celebration in the entire country. It is customary to go to the cemetery and pray and place flowers on the tombs of the deceased loved ones. One can place wreaths of natural or paper flowers. It is also traditional to place cypress leaves wreaths for their pleasant aroma. The food usually consumed during this time of year is: tamales (chicken or pork, sweet or salty) and sliced pumpkin cooked with brown sugar. This dessert is called "Ayote en miel".<br />First Cry of Independence (November 5)The First Cry of Independence is a historical celebration that dates back 176 years when Presbyter José Matías Delgado declared El Salvador an independent nation after the signing of the Act of Independence on September 15, 1821.<br />