Hospital Divina Providencia Chapel, San Salvador

4.7
#4 of 6 in Historic Sites in San Salvador Department
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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  • In the heart of the capital is filled with stories, memories and much to share hospital. The Chapel is beautiful and is kept in excellent condition, also can be visited which was blessed Romero-room home, there is much history in that place. A stop for those interested in the history of El Salvador.
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  • For those who grew up in the 80's and are familiar with the story of Monsignor Romero the view this place is compulsory in place breathing peace despite the violence that once flooded it, which in turn has to do with an important milestone in Salvadoran history, peace prevailed over violence and won the war that had once been part of the history of this country at the entrance striking a worked on mosaic with various elements that somehow tell the story that there took place facing the wall mural is a sort of Museum in honor of Monsignor Romero this hospital chapel place where murdered Monsignor Romero is a daunting place and which breathe a history alive even in our minds impossible not remind you of the famous song by Rubén Blades 'father Antonio and his altar boy Andrew"who eternizara to Archbishop Romero
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  • the hospital is in the midst of a beautiful garden surrounded by colourful vegetation. There the nuns are occupied expliicar which is its function and when was founded and its objectives. as also the strong role of Archbishop Romero in its construction and social project.
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  • A beautiful place, to the enfermitos serve them better that a hospital pribado., had wished to know what other circumstances of life. Grandmother you always remember. That you rest in peace.
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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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  • Excellent
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  • Today we visited with my daughter a special place, where Monsignor offer his life
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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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