Basilica Sagrado Corazon, San Salvador

Basilica Sagrado Corazon, San Salvador

Basilica Sagrado Corazon dates from the last century. It is known as the most beautiful religious building in the country. Construction materials used were wood and metal because they were very popular during that period. The church's construction took two decades. It sustained five earthquakes from the time of its construction until 2001, and due to that it was restored several times. In 1989 it was the main church in the city because the main cathedral was in a period of reconstruction at that time.

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Sight Name: Basilica Sagrado Corazon
Sight Location: San Salvador, El Salvador (See walking tours in San Salvador)
Sight Type: Religious
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