Monumento al Divino Salvador del Mundo, San Salvador

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Standing atop a pedestal originally built for Manuel Enrieque Aruajo, President of El Salvador from 1911 to 1913, Monumento al Divino Salvador del Mundo stands as the focal point of the World Plaza. The base features a cross leading all the way up to a statuette of Jesus Christ, standing atop a globe of planet earth. It was built in 1942 and suffered from an earthquake in 1986, however repairs were swiftly made following protests from locals. Make Monumento al Divino Salvador del Mundo part of your personalized San Salvador itinerary using our San Salvador online tour itinerary planner .
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  • Traveling from Colonia Escalon to downtown you’ll pass this landmark and do stop if possible to admire it! It was recently decorated for Christmas and the tree was nearly taller than Salvador del Mund...  more »
  • Great place to spend some quality time with family, friends, love ones etc. very safe and easy to get using uber or public transportation.  more »
  • It was remodeled in 2010-12 and the "Savior of the world" is visible from many different points of the area. Solid marble Tower, crowned by the teraqueo globe and Jesús Salvador world.
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  • This is one or the most emblematic place in the capital city. And the main reason is due to there is the most important monument which a high tower with the Earth planet and on the very top of this is a statue of Jesus. It also a common place where people or entities celebrates different types of activities, recreational, of protest, entertainment, etc. Also, it's a place for skaters are there everyday and where peoples go to relax for a moment.
  • Excelente lugar para pasar en familia o para hacer deportes extremos, es céntrico y tiene seguridad por parte de la alcaldía
  • Very fun , very safe during the holidays
  • Nice place, awful traffic
  • Very nice place

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