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Salvadoran church design spans traditional European and modernist

Iglesia Catolica Maria Auxiliadora Don Rua, San Salvador
Basilica Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, San Salvador
El Salvador churches
El Salvador churches
Interior of Rosary Church, San Salvador, El Salvador
San Antonio Sonsonate, El Salvador
San Francisco de Assis, Mejicanos, San Salvador, El Salvador
Parish church at Caluco, El Salvador
Nuestra Señora de la Asunción church, Izalco, El Salvador
Iglesia Catolica de Dulce Nombre de María in Chalatenango, El Salvador

In San Salvador especially, the design of churches is quite varied. Because the region is in an earthquake zone, few churches date back more than 100 years. Churches typically are designed in painted concrete, whether as variations on traditional Italian and Spanish designs, or modernist alternatives.

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