Iglesia El Rosario, San Salvador

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Church Tourist Spot
Pay a visit to Iglesia El Rosario, a modern church and landmark of San Salvador. Built in 1971 by notable local sculptor Ruben Martinez, the church has a simple concrete and red-brick exterior that belies its striking interior. Wander inside to see an arching ceiling of stained glass, filtering natural light into a rainbow of colors. Whether you're religious or not, you can appreciate the artistic beauty of the church, which features an eclectic metal and stone rendition of the twelve stages of the cross. Padre Delgado, known as the leader of the Salvadoran independence movement, is buried here. Take a look at our San Salvador tourist route planner to schedule your visit to Iglesia El Rosario and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Lovely church interior, don't judge the plain almost blah exterior for within the cathedral is a site of beautiful lighting.  more »
  • Having traveled to over 100 countries, I have seen many churches. In fact, my husband and I have basically stopped going to them unless they are exceptional. Iglesia El Rosario is exceptional! Not onl...  more »
  • This is definetely one of the must beutiful sorprises you will find in San Salvador, from the outside its just like and old building surrounded by dirty streets, lot of traffic, etc. but definetely yo...  more »
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  • Jewel of modern architecture in Central America. Safety pin in a City tour of San Salvador.
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  • Beautiful architecture
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  • Historical and sublime
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  • That pretty much different church
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  • Missing the full name which is "Parish St. Francis of Assisi"
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