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Iglesia El Rosario

6a Avenida | Parque Libertad, San Salvador, El Salvador
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Ranked #1 of 27 Attractions in San Salvador
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Naples, FL
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Worth a short stop. Near other city sights and we saw it in 10 minutes. The inside is very different.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Interesting structure, stunning stained-glass ceiling, amazing sculpture, a must see, the area is a bit messy though, need to take regular precautions in the neighborhood ie no flashy watches, cameras

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is an incredible structure to see, interesting intersection of art and religious iconography. The unusual shaped walls are comprised of many colors of glass in a rainbow that is quiet stunning.

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New York City, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

These words ring true when it comes to this church. The outside of the building is not very appealing and looks more like a warehouse. When you walk inside, you are greeted by an explosion of color! The sunlight coming through the stained glass windows creates a beautiful rainbow effect. It was nice to sit and take a few moments... More

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It has a special air to it, located right in the historical city center of San Salvador where so many things of historical significance have occurred, most recently during the armed conflict.

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Rochester, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Don't judge by the outside of the building. Very plain but beautiful place. Mac from mayatriangle.com provided great insight to the history of the area and the church.

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Ahuachapan, El Salvador
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is an light filled oasis in the middle of an ugly capital city. Very very different to most Catholic churches in the country. Contemporary and gorgeous.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Very moving. Very beautiful. Take a guide or read up on it first, there is so much thought, meaning, and history in place.

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New York Mills, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Im not the person that visits churches, but I had read in tripadvisor about this place, and I thought I really needed to come here and have a little of the magical ambiance that you can feel here...I loved it, would definitely come back if I return to El Salvdaor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Most unique church that I've ever been to - the inside/outside juxtaposition is a metaphor for the entire country.

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