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.
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 priests (but not Romero himself) were killed, and the whole story is told by very... 更多
If you're in San Salvador try to come and visit Centro Monseñor Romero. You will understand the recent history of El Salvador.
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 this priest and the local guide provided much information.
I really enjoyed visiting this place. I had watched the movie, Romero, and studied the history - so it was at once familiar, and compelling.
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 six Jesuit priests and their helpers were dragged from their beds and assassinated during the... 更多
Jesuit martyrs will give you that inspiration to continue speaking for the truth. Images are just disturbing but good enough... 更多
To travel in El Salvador is to immerse yourself in the brutality of the oppression the US supported in the... 更多