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Address: Suchitoto, El Salvador
Phone Number: 23351049
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Beautiful, recently restored historic church overlooking the main plaza.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
Steffi O
Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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62 reviews
30 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 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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460 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 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 

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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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414 reviews
179 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 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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308 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 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!

1 Thank roos1ter
Norwich, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 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.

Thank DaveC774
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450 reviews
185 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 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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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 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.

Spruce Grove, Canada
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The church is very nice and is worth a look. The wood work and the painting details inside are pretty. It is free to visit the church.

1 Thank Janet G
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

So peaceful and tranquil,perfect setting considering the history of the country. No charge for entry but considering the cost of upkeep,well worth a donation of a few dollars.

1 Thank Hoylake186337

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