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Catedral Metropolitana

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Address: San Salvador, El Salvador
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USD 95.00*
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San Salvador and Panchimalco City Tour
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San Salvador Layover Tour: Private City Sightseeing and Museums Tour
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Private Tour: San Salvador City Sightseeing

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One of the top sights in San Salvador (and there aren't too many)

Final resting place of Archbishop Romero, an important figure in El Salvador's history and not-so-distant civil war. Currently the entire plaza is under repairs so main entrance... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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San Jose
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San Jose
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Final resting place of Archbishop Romero, an important figure in El Salvador's history and not-so-distant civil war. Currently the entire plaza is under repairs so main entrance is blocked off. Humble but affecting interior.

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Batemans Bay, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this church and were impressed with its beauty. It is located right near the National Palace.

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Thank KayleeShepheard
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful cathedal from inside to outside, within the temple you will also find the Monseñor Romero´s grave!.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Somehow I just can't call it a tourist attraction. It's a place to take a minute or five for yourself and to say a little prayer.

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Thank aleksandrk782
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

During my trips to El Salvador most of my trip are for business but this time I made time to visit this beutiful Catedral.

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San Miguel, San Salvador, El Salvador
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Catedral Metropolitana in San Salvador, capital city of El Salvador, is one emblematic site for Catholics because was the place where Oscar Arnulfo Romero and Galdámez, asked for the peace of the country. Every sunday thousands inside and listeners to the radio waited his preaches. Now his body is kept in a special place and visited for everybody who take... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Most stunning church right in the center of san salvador. The ceiling is just wonderful andso are the rest of the church too.

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Amsterdam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

In the best location in the Capitaql your will find the Cathedral. Lovely construction and the ceiling are just beautiful. Worth a visit.

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Kolkata, India
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Located bang in the City Centre in San Salvador, this place is worth a visit while you are in San Salvadore. Entrance is through a side door as the main door was closed when we visited. The ceiling is beautifully decorated. The Altar has 12 pictures instead of statue of Jesus which hangs from the top. The cupola is beautifully... More 

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Burlingame, California
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Reviewed 10 December 2016

This cathedral is historical and has been visited by the pope. Monsenior Romero is buried there. Beautiful design and history. Worth seeing. Book a tour that includes this church.

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