Calvary Church, San Salvador
Located in the heart of San Salvador, Calvary is a great temple and a good example of ancient architectural remains of the city.
Originally, on August 1660, rose for the purpose of attending the festivities of Lent and Holy Week. It measured 16 yards and was on the edge of town, at the current location. The church was destroyed by the earthquake 1854.
The second was built with wood, but was consumed by fire 24 January 1908. Some images were rescued, including those of Deeds, the bad thief.
Then put together a provisional chapel, but also took the first steps to building a concrete Gothic temple, directed by engineer Augusto Baratta, who was inspired by Italian and Spanish architecture.
This is the same temple that is standing out among multiple buildings that form the heart of San Salvador.
From 1925, This magnificent temple contains a colorful stained glass dome from Turin, Italy. The floor, ordeal and the central altar were made with Carrara marble. The latter styled as a replica of the Last Supper in the style of Leonardo Da Vinci.
The central altar cross remarkable contains molten silver details, was achieved through donations by parishioners who collaborated, in 1934, for the edification of the church.
In the halls you can view the classic urn Entombment, which was developed by the Salvadoran Asisclo Acosta, also, Admire dramatic nineteenth-century religious images.
With 64 meters long 52 wide, El Calvario is a gem capital, ground to history, but for the beauty and splendor of its interior.
The temple is situated near the Central Market of San Salvador and 4th Street West.
For the time being, no open access to vehicles or public transport buses.
Access is very limited. We recommend parking in the adjacent parking and move through the pedestrian with appropriate caution.
If you want to do the full tour of the Historic Center, hágase accompanied by agents POLITUR, for your safety, completely free. More information: http://www.politurelsalvador.com/
Elevation 2304 feet
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