Iglesia San Juan Bautista
A few minutes from the center of Sonsonate, Nahuizalco township is enshrined as the first destination that makes up the Ruta de las Flores.
Its name of Nahuatl origin known as "The Four Izalcos", which also represents the four families who founded this place, by its residents.
The starting point of this tour is the main church, dedicated to his patron Saint John the Baptist.
This historic seventeenth century building located in one of the places with the largest indigenous population in our country.
This church contains colonial features, framed with wood and simple ornaments.
Although the temple has had to undergo surgery for damage due to earthquakes and weather, the architectural essence of the parish continues today.
Among the anecdotes recorded, it says that in the year of 1857 happened a terrible cholera epidemic and the people who survived the disease attributed this event as "the miracle of Resume" by Our Lady of the Rosary, reason raised the Confraternity that bears his name, as one of the most emblematic religious communities of this town.
The festivities in honor of San Juan Bautista is celebrated from the 20 to the 25 June every year and they all visitors witness ancient rituals and folk dances very characteristic of this corner of Sonsonate.
Address: 1Second Avenue North and 1st Street East, front of the central park and next Nahuizalco market.
If you are from San Salvador should take the Panamerican Highway (CA-8) toward Santa Ana- Sonsonate. In the area known as "The polyhedron" Lourdes Township should take the detour to Sonsonate is right.
Along the way you will find signs indicating how to get to each destination in the Route of the Flowers. The tour takes about an hour vehicle.
Si va en autobús, there are several options. Since the end of the West in San Salvador, can take the 205 Special $1.30 USD (1 hour 15 minutes approximately), the 205 normal a $0.75 USD (1 hour 45 minutes approximately).
From Sonsonate address the route 53 a $0.23 USD (15 minutes) from Santa Ana and take the 209 via the Green Hill $0.70 USD (1 Hora the media). All buses will leave at the turn Izalco, there you can take a motorcycle taxi to the city center or the destination from $0.35 USD from viaje.
For peace of mind and security, may be accompanied by the National Tourism Police (POLISH) no cost. Simply request this service one week in advance. Be sure to consult the procedure with the institution.
To request service mark POLITUR agents to (503) 2511-8300 or (503) 2511-8302 moons has viernes (working hours) of 8:00 a.m. a 5:00 p.m.
This assistance is FREE. There is no charge for this service, except feed cover of the agents assigned.
- Travel Phone Route of the Flowers: (503) 2401-8675
- Municipality of Resume: Phone (503) 2453-0568
Elevation 1832 feet
NOTICEThe information presented in this Promotion Listing Services and destinations of El Salvador is a reference guide. Prices, rates, promotions or details such as the number of people, opening hours, input or output times, meal times, Cymbal ingredients, duration of tours, Sites on tour etc.. and phone numbers, websites or email addresses and physical, and other data can change without prior notice of the hotels, restaurants, Tour operators, inns and other businesses in the tourism industry in this digital catalog. The Ministry of Tourism and the Salvadoran Tourism Coorporación, and its advertising agency and any other company or individual subcontracted for lifting and collection of this information has no responsibility for any variation in the data. It is always suggested to respective queries to verify.