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Suchitoto, Cuscatlán, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

The Church of Santa Lucía

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, July 25, 2019
1. The Church of Santa Lucía Marker
The marker is three-sided.
Inscription.  

La Iglesia Santa Lucía:
La Iglesia de Santa Lucía, fue construida en 1853, su estilo es de la época Republicana, siendo este uno de los principales atractivos de Suchitoto.

Dento de las características arquitectónicas más destacables se encuentra su fachada principal, la cual posee arcos de medio punto con bellas molduras, el atrio presenta seis columnas de orden Jónico; posee dos torres de las cuales, en una se ubica el campanario y en la otra unas barras metálicas que producen distintos sonidos, y al centro en el frontón triangular, se encuentra un reloj muy antiguo, cuyo capitel esta coronado por una pequeña torrecilla.

Por las noches, las cúpulas reflejan la luz de la luna con sus platos de porcelana, y un plato de plata donado por una novia que se casó en esta iglesia, adorna la parte superior del reloj.

Datos Generales
Distancia: 47 Km de San Salvador
Extensión territorial: 329.2 km2
División política: 28 cantones y tres unidades.
Población: 24,786 Habitantes
Fecha de fundación: 15/enero/1543

Fiestas patronales
En honor a la Virgen de Santa Lucía del 6 al 14 de
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By J. Makali Bruton, July 25, 2019
2. The Church of Santa Lucía Marker
The second side of the marker describes Los Tercios Waterfall.
diciembre

Cascada Los Tercios:
El Salto Los Tercios se sitúa en la quebrada las Ánimas y se localiza a escasamente 1.5 Km. del centro de la ciudad de Suchitoto.

Su espectacular belleza se debe a la composición de sus paredes verticales, las cuales están formadas por paredes hexagonales de piedra fina tallada, con una altura de mas de 10 metros, la cascada Los Tercios ofrece impresionantes y diversos paisajes dependiendo de la época del año. La caída de agua se aprecia durante la temporada de lluvias, y el resto del año permanence seco. En ocaciones también hacen uso de la imponente pared de tercios de roca para practicar rápel, descendiendo hasta el fondo de la caída.

Suchitoto
Mapa Turístico

Atractivos turísticos
∙ Iglesia de Santa Lucia
∙ Casa Museo de Don Alejandro Coto
∙ Festival Internacional
∙ Cascada Los Tercios
∙ Lago de Suchitlán
∙ Ciudad Vieja
∙ Salto los Limones
∙ Río Quezalapa
∙ Hacienda Colima
∙ Puerto San Juan

English:
The Church of Santa Lucia:
The Church of Santa Lucia, was built in 1853, its style is of the Republican era, being one of the main attractions of Suchitoto.

Among the most notable architectural features is its main facade, which has arches with beautiful moldings, the atrium
The Church of Santa Lucía Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 25, 2019
3. The Church of Santa Lucía Marker
The third side of the marker includes a map of Suchitoto and tourist attractions.
features six Jonic columns, has two towers, that locates in one of them the bell and the other one host metal rods that produce different sounds, and at the center in the triangular pediment, whose capitel is crowned by a small turret.

At night, the domes reflect the moonlight with china plates, and one silver donated by a bride who was married in this church that adorns the top of the clock.

General data
Distance: 47 km from San Salvador
Territorial area: 329.2 km2
Political division: 28 cantons and three units
Population: 24,786 inhabitants
Date of founding: January 15, 1543

Festivities
In honor of the Virgin of Saint Lucia from December 6 to 14

Cascada Los Tercios:
El Salto los Tercios is in the Animas ravine and it is located at just 1.5 km from the center of the city of Suchitoto.

Its spectacular beauty is due to the composition of its vertical walls, which are formed by hexagonal stone walls finely carved, with a height of over 10 meters, the Tercios offers stunning landscapes and diverse depending on the time of year. The waterfall is seen during the rainy season, and the rest of the year keeps dry. Sometimes visitors also make use of the impressive rock wall to practice rappelling, descending to the bottom of the fall.

Suchitoto
Tourism Map

Tourist Attractions:
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By J. Makali Bruton, July 25, 2019
4. The Church of Santa Lucía Marker
The marker can be seen to the right, with the Church of Santa Lucía in the distance.
The Church of Santa Lucia
∙ The House and Museum of Alejandro Coto
∙ The International Festival
∙ Los Tercios Waterfall
∙ The Suchitlán Lake
∙ Ciudad Vieja
∙ Los Limones Waterfall
∙ The Quezalapa River
∙ Hacienda Colima
∙ The San Juan Port
 
Location. 13° 56.196′ N, 89° 1.582′ W. Marker is in Suchitoto, Cuscatlán. Marker is at the intersection of Calle San Marcos and Avenida 15 de Septiembre, on the right when traveling east on Calle San Marcos. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Suchitoto, Cuscatlán 01415, El Salvador. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Suchitoto (about 240 meters away, measured in a direct line); Structure 4E1 or Cabildo (approx. 8.6 kilometers away); Church Platform (approx. 8.6 kilometers away); Structure 4D1 (approx. 8.6 kilometers away); Ciudad Vieja Archaeological Site (approx. 8.6 kilometers away); Structure 3D2 (approx. 8.7 kilometers away); Streets of Ciudad Vieja (approx. 8.7 kilometers away); Structure 1D1 or Southern Surveillance Point (approx. 8.9 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suchitoto.
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionEnvironmentMan-Made Features
 
The Church of Santa Lucía image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 25, 2019
5. The Church of Santa Lucía
An interior view of the Church of Santa Lucía image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 16, 2015
6. An interior view of the Church of Santa Lucía
The nearby Los Tercios Waterfall image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 16, 2015
7. The nearby Los Tercios Waterfall
This photo from the dry season shows the attraction without water.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 17, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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