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Centro Monsenor Romero

Av Don Bosco Boulevard de los Heroes | Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas, San Salvador, El Salvador
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My peak experience in El Salvador

I spent 3 weeks in El Salvador . I set out one day to do the Romero tour with a "minder. " We... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Mary C
Excellant piece of Salvador history

A 'must-see' to understand the country's history and why the country is where it is currently. The... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2016
peg k
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

I spent 3 weeks in El Salvador . I set out one day to do the Romero tour with a "minder. " We started with UCA just because the bus was passing that way. Words don't describe its impact. My Spanish was only barely up...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 27 June 2016

A 'must-see' to understand the country's history and why the country is where it is currently. The museum, chapel, memorial and even the surrounding greenery is a wonderful tribute to a hero.

Thank peg k
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Romero is probably the name that comes to most people's minds when you think of El Salvador, so it's definitely worth a visit if you want to understand what this country went through in its recent past. This is the place where a group of...More

Thank moniqx
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

If you're in San Salvador try to come and visit Centro Monseñor Romero. You will understand the recent history of El Salvador.

Thank AlfTraveler
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Progressive priest Monseñor Oscar Arnulfo Romero was killed while conducting mass. Archbishop Romero has been beatified and will be identified as a saint. Monseñor Romero was an advocate for the impoverished and oppressed, breaking from dictates of the autocratic Catholic hierarchy. I was unfamiliar with...More

Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 2 November 2015

I really enjoyed visiting this place. I had watched the movie, Romero, and studied the history - so it was at once familiar, and compelling.

Thank Portlander
Reviewed 10 July 2015

If you really want to understand this country and what it's people have been through in the late 20th century, you must come here. I came with my "tweeners" and a guide, and I was just blown away. It was incredibly sobering to see where...More

Thank Tanya90M
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Jesuit martyrs will give you that inspiration to continue speaking for the truth. Images are just disturbing but good enough to awaken in you the passion to speak for the voicelss.

2  Thank Den L
Reviewed 19 June 2014

To travel in El Salvador is to immerse yourself in the brutality of the oppression the US supported in the last century. The Centro Oscar Romero at the UCA (the Jesuit University in the city) is the memorial to the six Jesuit priests and the...More

4  Thank Lksegal
Reviewed 6 June 2014

It's very important to come here to see some of the harsh realities of their civil war. You can see tributes to victims of the war, garments of the Jesuits that they wore when they were assassinated, as well as personal items. There are photos...More

3  Thank Xavierdad
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