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Address: 6a Avenida | Parque Libertad, San Salvador, El Salvador
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The hidden wonder of San Salvador

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... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 you will enjoy the inside, the colours, the shape, the modern architecture. Parking lote available just next to the church.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This church is different from any other church. The lights in the windows are beautiful and create a serene atmosphere.if you go to the center, this is a must see. It only takes a short time to visit, as it has only one main hall. You can park the car right next to the church.

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Columbia, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A true jewel of the centro historico in San Salvador, this is a jewel of modern church architecture. From the outside, it looks like a rather oddly shaped, post-industrial bunker ... but inside the tiered stained glass is magical. Make sure to see the sparse, modern stations of the cross located to the right.

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Odessa, Ukraine
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228 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Outstanding. A very special church, because of its beauty, a story from the recent brutal past of the country linked to it, modern art in it.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This place is a "must" if you wish to know deeply the modern history of El Salvador. Also is an architectural place very interesting and unique.

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

If you look at the pictures from outside, it´s like that is an ugly building. But the magic is inside. The inside especially during the afternoon when the sun is shining, it´s spectacular. This is a different kind of church architectonically speaking. Are you able to spot the "eye". Take lots of pictures as you may miss some details, and... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Just amazing how everything changes once you're inside. It looks like a warehouse from the outside, and is just sublime once you step in.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Went to this given its lofty status on trip advisor (and fact there's little else to do in San sal). Very nice, ornate church but not going out of your way for. Mass was on while we went so that was nice

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Livonia, Michigan
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Do not be deceived by the outside of this church - it is one of the most interesting works of architecture that I have seen. It is all concrete, steel and glass that is put together beautifully.

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

From the outside one has not a clue of the beauty inside. Once you walk inn, the space opens skyward and lets you appreciate some very intricate and beautiful stained glass. Its a mst see if you are in San Salvador

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