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6a Avenida | Parque Libertad, San Salvador, El Salvador
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend a visit here. It is magical. Avoid heading down there during rush hour in the morning or after 4pm. It will take you forever to get out of this area; traffic is horrible during rush hour. We parked in a parking...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I had no idea how beautiful and emotive this place would be. I’ve been to San Salvador twice before and never new about this church. If you are in the downtown plaza, it’s a MUST SEE. The artfully done interior architecture and stations will take...More

1  Thank joblanco
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

It looks more like a piece of art rather than a church. Located from East to West, the building catches the sun in morning and follows it till night, with beautiful reflections inside. There's a minimalistic and symbolic Via Crucis piece of art inside.

1  Thank Christina_Buynova
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Such a place. What a surprise. Just go and sit in the rainbow light and admire the creativity of people.

1  Thank Sally L
Reviewed 24 July 2018

During my tour of downtown San Salvador we visited this church. I really liked seeing the architecture and how it felt to be inside. Surprisingly there was a constant breeze. Interesting concept of how to build a church.

1  Thank Mathyew
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Located at the center square of the great San Salvador, this iconic church with it's beautiful mosaics, has a bloody chapter in it's past. It served as a refugee for fans of the opposition during the last presidential election prior to the start of the...More

Thank Roberto M
Reviewed 7 July 2018

It doesn't look like much on the outside but it is truly stunning inside. I went in the late afternoon and the sun was shining straight through the stained glass windows... simply gorgeous.

1  Thank daisy21988
Reviewed 2 June 2018

I loved this place, everyone recommended me going there now I can see why! Is soooo beautiful you cannot imagine.. its different from any other church, the colors, the construction,. you have to visit it!

1  Thank ljames334
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Visited in April 2018. Just a few blocks from downtown and the Cathedral, this hidden gem is a must. It's like if you are bathed in light and love. A must in this chaotic city. Enjoy and breathe deeply. Dr Yves Cormier.

1  Thank 199yvesc
Reviewed 5 May 2018

This place was great to see from the inside and out. In addition to the lovely stained glass, there's also a sculpture "museum" by the architect in the back of the church that depicts the stages of Christ's death used from salvaged iron. The south...More

2  Thank Emilia P
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