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Address: Suchitoto, El Salvador
Phone Number: 23351049
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Beautiful and Sacred

While you won't spend much time at this church, it is a necessary stop on your trip through Suchitoto. Allot time to enjoy the surrounding square where local artisans and vendors... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Allie M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While you won't spend much time at this church, it is a necessary stop on your trip through Suchitoto. Allot time to enjoy the surrounding square where local artisans and vendors sell beautiful handcrafted products and delicious sweets. Make sure you employ a tour guide so that you can really appreciate the history.

Thank Allie M
Tampa, Florida
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501 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 358 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This is obviously the #1 feature in Suchitoto and before arriving in Suchitoto, I thought it was the only thing to see in this beautiful colonial town. This wasn't the best church I saw in El Salvador but it complimented the simplicity of El Salvador's #1 town that preserved colonial history, art and architecture for decades even after experiencing civil... More 

Thank Easylivingtravel
Ottawa, Canada
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32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The church has a surprisingly long central nave, flanked by two rows of round pillars, topped by romanesque arches. The coffer ceiling, pillars and arches is clad in wood, unusual in Latin America. The ceiling is painted white and decorated with delicate vines and flower. The floor is tiled in beautiful patterns and probably dates from its early days in... More 

Thank Steffi O
Derby, United Kingdom
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243 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Yup you have seen lots of Spanish style churches in Central America, but this one is quite quaint and quite different. It has a white painted wooden roof in the shape of an upturned boat. It also has large wood covered internal columns. The altar is plain but interesting. Inside was coo,a nd it was a great place to get... More 

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
San Salvador, El Salvador
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Quite a surprise visiting the Santa Lucia church. I think it's nicer than any of the churches in San Salvador, very beautiful indeed. I understand it's been fully restored in the last couple of years.

Thank erivs
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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202 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

It is extremely long Church, and I found it very well kept With newly painted outside. It is the first time I have seen china as part of 2 Church towers' roofs.

Thank Ingeborg56
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Definitely worth a visit to escape the heat of the day. Stunningly beautiful inside, while the outside is beautifully lit as the sun fades. The Chinese plates attached to the roof tell their own story....look out for them!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

An oasis of calm from the plaza outside. We felt like we were intruding as there was a mass on so left fairly quickly, however we saw there were some nice icons so is worth a visit.

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542 reviews
221 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The town of Suchitoto is small (and charming!)...It doesn't take a lot of time to check it out...if you're in town, might as well check out the church...

Thank thelonious22
London, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Well maintained and worth a visit. I feel that the church should best be appreciated from a far on top of the Altavista Hotel as the surrounding beauty can truely be appreciated.


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