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El Rosario Church (Iglesia El Rosario)
El Rosario Church (Iglesia El Rosario)

El Rosario Church (Iglesia El Rosario) Tours and Activities

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Strolling past the grey concrete arch of El Rosario Church, it’s hard to believe that the bleak, hangar-like building is a place of worship, and if it wasn’t for the single, featureless white cross rising from its entrance, you’d likely pass right by. Don’t be put off by its dreary façade, though – step through the church doors and you’ll be confronted by a startling wall of color. The inspired creation of artist Ruben Martinez, the arched walls are adorned with scrap-metal figures and feature dozens of stepped windows made of colored glass, which flood the open, pillar-less hall with a kaleidoscope of light.

Built in 1971, the church was as controversial as it was innovative, and today it remains among El Salvador’s most unique and memorable landmarks. El Rosario Church is also famous as the resting place of José Matías Delgado, or “Padre Delgado,” the father of Central American independence.

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Daily 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Siesta from noon to 2 p.m.)
6a Avenida, Parque Libertad , San Salvador, El Salvador
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 Half day| San Salvador City Tour

Half day| San Salvador City Tour

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Get a sense for the historical highlights, beautiful handicrafts and fascinating culture of San Salvador during this 4-hour sightseeing trip. Check out national El Salvadoran landmarks like the Metropolitan Cathedral, National Palace and ‘El Salvador del Mundo’ (Savior of the World Square). You’ll also have a chance to shop for souvenirs at the San Salvador handicrafts market and discover the city’s main residential areas. This San Salvador sightseeing trip also covers a guide and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.03
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$41.03

Full day | San Salvador City Tour and Boqueron Volcano

Full day | San Salvador City Tour and Boqueron Volcano

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Journey to the capitol city of El Salvador during this city and volcano tour, including round-trip transport from select hotels. First, explore the city with a guide who knows the best and safest ways around, and see San Salvador Cathedral, Iglesia El Rosario, Plaza Libertad, and the National Palace. Then travel to San Salvador volcano, and stroll the streets of Santa Tecla.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.26
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$50.26
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Layover Tour San Salvador City Tour Xpress

Layover Tour San Salvador City Tour Xpress

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Get the most out of your Layover in El Salvador. This is the best way to know the beauty of San Salvador and understand its culture in a short time.  Discover the essence of the capital of El Salvador, closely observe the life of Salvadorans. History, culture, architecture, monuments, Historical Center. • Discover the most important and historical monuments of San Salvador. • Visit the open markets of the city of San Salvador. • Discover the exceptional beauty of El Rosario Church. • Immerse yourself in the national handicraft market of El Salvador.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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$60.00
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San Salvador Combo Tour: City Sightseeing and Joya de Cerén

San Salvador Combo Tour: City Sightseeing and Joya de Cerén

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Maximise your time and minimise your spending, with this great-value combo tour, pairing two of El Salvador’s most popular attractions, plus hotel pick-up. Uncover San Salvador’s colonial history on a 2-hour walking tour, taking in highlights like Masferrer Square, Salvador del Mundo Square, El Rosario Church and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Then, journey to the UNESCO-listed Mayan ruins of Joya de Cerén for a 2-hour guided tour and learn how the fascinating archaeological site earned its nickname as the 'Pompeii of the Americas’.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.39
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$55.39
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San Salvador and Panchimalco City Tour

San Salvador and Panchimalco City Tour

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Explore the city of San Salvador and the colonial town of Panchimalco on this all-day guided tour. Learn about the history of El Salvador through the capital city’s monuments and landmarks, including El Salvador del Mundo, Cuscatlan Park, and the famous Metropolitan Cathedral. From there, head to one of the oldest pre-Columbian cities in the country, Panchimalco.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.16
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$96.16
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Shore Excursion from Acajutla: San Salvador City Tour

Shore Excursion from Acajutla: San Salvador City Tour

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The capital of El Salvador, San Salvador, is only a 90-minute ride from Acajutla. This tour includes visits to the most important areas including the residential/business district of Santa Elena, Salvador del Mundo Plaza, El Rosario Church, Monsignor Romero memorial site, Plaza Barrios and Plaza Morazan. Coin museum, Natonal palace. If time avaliable enjoy a cup of gurmet coffee in any of the coffee shops at city center, prepared by barista.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$125.00
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$125.00
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San Salvador Historic Downtown Bike Tour

San Salvador Historic Downtown Bike Tour

Immerse yourself in the colonial history of El Salvador during this 3-hour exploration of San Salvador’s historic landmarks by bike. This Central American capital’s historic zone is home to more 400 historic structures, offering the perfect setting for a bike-themed sightseeing trip. Check out key attractions like the country’s former Presidential House, First Cry of Independence Bell, Metropolitan Cathedral, National Palace, and many more. Your cycling-themed exploration of San Salvador includes a guide, bike and helmet, snacks, water and optional round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.65
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$25.65
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2 Day Private transit tour in El Salvador from the airport

2 Day Private transit tour in El Salvador from the airport

Make the most of your time in San Salvador, the Central American capital that punches well above its weight, with this unexpected 2-day, 1-night city visit. Check out the sublime views from the Devil’s Gate, a rock formation just outside of town, and learn about the life of human rights activist Monsignor Romero at his city memorial. You’ll also explore Mayan history at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Joya de Cerén and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Boquerón National Park. Your trip also covers a guide, accommodations, entrance fees, daily breakfast and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$160.00
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$160.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

San Salvador Half- day City tour

San Salvador Half- day City tour

See some of the most interesting areas in the capital including new residential areas from the west part in town, with the beautiful viewpoint where you will get the best photo of the valley, see the Salvador del Mundo plaza where families and friends get together during evenings, on route see Parque cuscatlan and the interesting Flor Blanca castle, you will walk in the city center enjoy an inside visit of Famous El Rosario Church, main plazas in city center, if available your guide will take you to the coin museum. Optional visit to the national palace is available from Tue to sat. Return to your hotel.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.29
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$51.29
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Express tour of the Historic Center of San Salvador

Express tour of the Historic Center of San Salvador

A personalized and fast tour of the historic center of San Salvador will let you know in a synthetic way one of the most important places in the country.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.52
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San Salvador Layover Tour | The Pupusas Experience

San Salvador Layover Tour | The Pupusas Experience

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Certainly, Pupusas are the most popular typical dish of El Salvador. It was declared by salvadorean congress as the National dish of the country due its cultural significance. It even has its own national day celebrated on second Sunday every November! Take this quick and exquisite tour during your layover at El Salvador International Airport. First, take a sightseeing tour the re-designed San Salvador City Center. Visit Plaza, Libertad, Plaza Gerardo Barrios and also Plaza Morazán. You will have also a panoramic views of the most important iconic monuments of the Historical Center: the National Palace, the National Theatre, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the famous El Rosario church. Later, enjoy an unique culinary experience visiting the town of Olocuilta, home of the World Guiness Record biggest pupusa, where you will learn how to prepare this delightful dish and even create your own personal version! Nothing better than discovering new places and tasting new street flavors!
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.52
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$60.52
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San Salvador Historic Center Tour

San Salvador Historic Center Tour

You will have a unique experience visiting the historic center of San Salvador. You will have the company of a certified and knowledgeable guide of the history and culture of the country.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.90
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$35.90

City Tour San Salvador

City Tour San Salvador

CITY TOUR We will visit the main residential areas of the city, its most important avenues, the craft market and the Historic Center of San Salvador where it is located: the Metropolitan Cathedral, the National Palace, the National Theater and the enigmatic church the rosary
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$28.00
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$28.00

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El Rosario Church (Iglesia El Rosario) hours of operation: Daily 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Siesta from noon to 2 p.m.). Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to El Rosario Church (Iglesia El Rosario) costs USD 20.52. Guided El Rosario Church (Iglesia El Rosario) tours start around USD 20.52 per person. See all 13 El Rosario Church (Iglesia El Rosario) tickets and tours on Viator.
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