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Address: Centro Historico de San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador

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Wonderful church you are free to explore

We had a short stopover in San Salvador and hired a cabbie to take us to see some of the sights for a few hours. This was on of the places that he took us too and it was very... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2016
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Gimli
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

We had a short stopover in San Salvador and hired a cabbie to take us to see some of the sights for a few hours. This was on of the places that he took us too and it was very lovely.

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Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Looked interesting from the outside but was closed. Not sure if this is permanent or if it only opens when there is a mass. Worth a stroll by if in the downtown area.

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Assens, Denmark
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Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

We was in mid town at mid day an decided to go inside this iglesia. Typically catholic, but not so awfull decorated as you often can see it in catholic churches. Nice silent place in the busy town. And do not worry. At mid day San Salvador is no worse than other big towns. Take precautions, do not look like... More 

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Austin, TX
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Reviewed 1 January 2015

This church is located downtown. Bad news: the vendors have taken over downtown San Salvador and it is NOT SAFE to go there. But, we did, middle of the day, and kept our cameras in our bookbags, out of sight. Fortunately, the police were out in full force and we felt fairly safe the entire time we were walking through... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 24 December 2014

this church is well located in elevation its beautiful however the vendors are on the way making it a little bit scary to go. It needs some security and maintenance.

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San Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
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45 reviews
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Reviewed 11 December 2014

This church stands in chaotic downtown San Salvador like an illusion among hundreds of street vendors selling any kind of foods, magic potions, sport goods, pirate DVDs, exotic fruits and anything you may imagine. If you are brave enough you may visit it and find a contrasting peaceful and serene place, just the opposite to the post nuclear feel of... More 

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 22 January 2014

Huge structure that looks abandoned and in disrepair when closed. Gates and doors are shut until 2PM when locals come in for reflection and prayer. It is my favorite of the downtown churches, reflecting the more traditional ornate Catholic art and icons of an earlier period. The big bonus is that it is at a cross-roads of long and very... More 

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Espanol en El Salvador
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Reviewed 19 October 2013

Downtown San Salvador, at The main La Libertad Plaza". For me The incesto church in The city. Go inside it for The Best view

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