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Address: Final Calle Toluca y Avenida Rocio | Colonia Miramonte, San Salvador, El Salvador
Phone Number: (503) 2261-1286
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Description: This was the hospital where Archbishop Oscar Romero took up humble...
This was the hospital where Archbishop Oscar Romero took up humble residence, and conducted services in the chapel. He was assassinated here.
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A must for those inspired by the life of Romero

One of my favorite places in El Salvador. I love the chapel. Very beautiful in a simple way and the spirit of Archbishop Romero is still present. The museum in his living... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Santa Ana, El Salvador
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Santa Ana, El Salvador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

One of my favorite places in El Salvador. I love the chapel. Very beautiful in a simple way and the spirit of Archbishop Romero is still present. The museum in his living quarters is also very interesting. Again simple yet moving.

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Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This hospital is located next door to the church where Oscar Romero was assassinated. He loved to visit the terminally ill patients. The Sisters were available to show us his Casita and were very kind.

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We went here as part of a trip specifically to lean more about the archbishop. The sisters have done nice job in keeping the property peaceful and giving the visitor a real sense of how Oscar Romero lived. The chapel was moving. Really a must see.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Our group of ten wanted to tour the city and learn about the history and culture instead of visiting the beaches like many others. This was a must see! After watching the movie Romero in preparation for our trip, it was moving to see his humble living quarters, to view the altar where he served his last mass, and learn... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I've been to the Chapel where Monsignor Oscar Romero was assassinated before but this time was especially meaningful. It is best to go in a group led by someone who is familiar with the story and can help you experience the place properly.

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Palm Springs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Knowing that Archbishop Romero was martyred here just give you that feeling of holiness. The altar where he was shot to death while saying mass is a silent witness to that sacrifice of life for the sake of the defenseless poor.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We visited as part of a city tour. I'm so glad that I was able to see this small museum comprising his small house and garden, together with the chapel where he was assassinated. The Hospital Divina Providencia is run by the Carmelite Sisters. If the Romero residence appears closed, ask someone at the chapel for help; I'm told they... More 

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

I stopped over in San Salvador mainly to visit the chapel, i was not disappointed! The chapel and the living quarter of Fr Romero were just too peaceful, it is humbling to see the simple room where he lived and wrote. Ring the bell if center door is closed, go to the small office in the back of the chapel... More 

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michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

It Took us a while to find this place and when we got there it was late& getting ready to close but the nun that was working allowed us to go in & Wow am I glad. This is the where Monseñor Romero lived. It was such valuable history. This was a short trip but definitely one of the ones... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

To be in San Salvador is to learn of Monseñor Romero. This is the hospice that he made his home. It is still run by the order of nuns that tended to the ill and gave him housing in a room behind the altar until they could build him a a small house on the grounds. It is also the... More 

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