Hospital Divina Providencia Chapel, San Salvador

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Religious Site Historic Site
Visit the culturally and historically important Hospital Divina Providencia Chapel, the site where Archbishop Romero lived and was eventually assassinated. Romero tended terminally ill people in the adjacent hospice and gave mass in the chapel. Walk around his preserved living quarters, filled with artifacts from his life, and step inside the chapel were he was killed while mass was taking place. A guide is recommended to help you fully understand the significance of the event. To visit Hospital Divina Providencia Chapel and other attractions in San Salvador, use our San Salvador travel itinerary planner.
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  • Even if you are not a religiousperson, this place has something special. You can feel the spirit of Monseñor Romero and what this place mean to Salvadorean people and its history. Not visiting this pl...  more »
  • in this place far from downtown san salvador, is where Monsignor Romero lived and was shoot. in his house the nuns are keeping the relics.  more »
  • The site of Archbishop Romero's assassination and his nearby home is an important destination for anyone who seeks to understand El Salvador.  more »
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  • A beautiful chapel and a tour of the beautiful to know more about the life of our blessed Monsignor Arnulfo Romero
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  • Today we visited with my daughter a special place, where Monsignor offer his life
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  • It is the chapel where murdered San Romero
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  • The chapel of the hospital de La Divina Providencia in colonia Miramonte of San Salvador is a site of great historical value, not only for Salvadorans, but also for many people in the world (believers or not) this site was martyred blessed Óscar Arnulfo Romero and Galdamez, a Monday, March 24, 1980 at approximately 6:30 pm , while officiating a mass and moments before the sacred rite. Archbishop Romero was killed shot in the heart made by a sniper from a car parked outside the chapel. Was 62 years.
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