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I can't believe how the outside of the church has changed since I've seen it last.. All the beautiful pieces are gone, now it's kinda dull. Definitely go under the church and see the crypt of Saint Archbishop Oscar Romero. You can buy a rosary...More
We took a taxi on our own from San Salvador airport to visit the city on 6th May as we reached San Salvador unexpectedly due to a flight cancellation. Our first stop was this place. The plaza area, the church and other important buildings on...More
A Major Pilgrim draw in El Salvador is the resting place of the recently canonized first El Salvadorian Saint (Oct 14,2018) Saint Oscar Romero at the San Salvador Cathedral.
The San Salvador Cathedral was twice visited by Pope John Paul II .During his visits in...More
The interior of the cathedral was underwhelming. I think I recall the guide saying this was the third cathedral on that site (the previous two having been knocked down by earthquakes or burned). The interior seems like they were reaching for a colonial-era feel, but...More
This cathedral is absolutely stunning on both the inside and outside. The interior had beautiful stained glade windows and a lovely interior with paintings, chandeliers, and holy figures.
My family and I also were fortunate enough to have them open up Monseñor Romero's Crypt for...More