Nuestra Señora de Asunción

Western El Salvador

This church east of Plaza Concordia has pretty azulejo floors and a stained-glass Virgin.

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1. Plaza Concordia

0.05 MILES

Green gardens and palms make Plaza Concordia an agreeable spot to catch a breeze. The kiosk occasionally holds concerts and free events.

2. Finca Santa Leticia

6.36 MILES

Finca Santa Leticia is a coffee farm, hotel and restaurant just south of Apaneca. The highlight here is the small on-site archaeological park (admission…

3. Parque Nacional El Imposible

10.21 MILES

Edging Guatemala, the mostly primary forest of Parque Nacional El Imposible shimmers with rivers and beautiful waterfalls. Hiking can get muddy and steep,…

4. Tazumal

12.4 MILES

In the K’iche’ language Tazumal means ‘pyramid where the victims were burned.’ Archaeologists estimate that the verdant 10-sq-km Tazumal area – much of…

5. Casa Blanca

12.8 MILES

Across the highway from Chalchuapa town center and the Tazumal site sits Casa Blanca, home to some Preclassic Maya ruins set in attractive woodland. An…

6. Parque Nacional Los Volcanes

16.33 MILES

Alongside volcanoes in triplicate, Parque Nacional Los Volcanes has hectares of lush forest that provide sanctuary for hundreds of migrating bird species,…

7. Iglesia El Calvario

19.97 MILES

El Calvario has undergone numerous hardships and catastrophes since its initial construction in the early 19th century. Today it's an imposing place that…

8. Iglesia El Carmen

20.17 MILES

Santa Ana's trifecta of Catholic churches is rounded out by El Carmen, which was damaged during the 2001 earthquake after nearly two centuries of…