Iglesia El Rosario, San Salvador

4.4
#2 of 14 in Historic Sites in El Salvador
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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  • August 9, 2017
    I loved the views, the colors reflected on the floor to the passage of light, and more than all its history. If you visit, it is worthwhile to do so with a guide to give you the details and know to appreciate it much more!
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  • August 8, 2017
    Despite the disorder which reigns in the center of the capital, this church is a jewel worthy of visit, appreciate and admire, has one of the stained glass games more beautiful that I have had the happiness to appreciate more than once and is its main attraction, apart from being situated on one of the points to my taste with more history of El Salvador in front of the freedom square so apart from power visit this beautiful church of step you can see square freedom at a same time.
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  • August 8, 2017
    It is one of the most prominent, beginning with its exterior architecture and its beautiful and cozy interior that provide a perfect atmosphere for the Church in the historical centre of San Salvador. No doubt the concept architectural harmony.
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  • April 13, 2017
    Jewel of modern architecture in Central America. Safety pin in a City tour of San Salvador.
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  • June 3, 2017
    Beautiful architecture
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  • June 2, 2017
    Historical and sublime
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  • December 28, 2016
    That pretty much different church
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  • March 30, 2012
    Missing the full name which is "Parish St. Francis of Assisi"
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