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Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo)

Address: Puebla, Mexico
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Ranked #5 of 30 Attractions in Puebla
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: This ornate baroque church was built by indigenous converts between 1571 and 1611.
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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Wonderful from the outside, stunning inside. Stroll around for an hour, taking in thevtryptic statues and ceilings.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We did not expect to find such a beautiful church as we went inside. The real treasure was around the corner. Gold plated ornaments everywhere. Worth a visit whether you're catholic or not.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

One of the best Catholic Chapels in Mexico. During your visit to Puebla do not leave behind this church and of course the Capilla del Rosario. It is better to make the visit with a local guide.

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Marathon, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

from outside and from inside you have many things to see, very close to the central place , easy to visit and you will be surprised frol the rich decoration , from the colors... excellent place i ve enjoyed a lot and i visit not only once.....

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Toronto, On
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The Rosary Chapel is part of this beautiful little church and is well worth seeing. Highly recommend visiting here.

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vancouver, bc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I hired a local guide to take me to this church along with several other places in Puebla. It was very helpful to learn about the Dominicans and their church, as well as to see how the church differed from the great cathedrals.

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Givat Olga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

One of the most beautiful churches I've seen in Mexico. Especially Rosario. I loved also the wooden statues at the square in front of the entrance.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I must say that the exterior to this church is not as pretty but the interior makes up for it. There are several smaller chapels inside and you definitely want to see the beautiful golden Capilla del Rosario.

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La Paz, Bolivia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Writers should be aware that there is a dedicated site in TripAdvisor to write about the beautiful Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario), but of course, it is difficult to dissociate both. Santo Domingo is the mother church with is huge atrium (this month with sculptures by Jorge Marin). The church itself is huge, a bit too somber for my taste,... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

There are few churches in the world that can compare to the sheer impact of the rosario inside. A true masterpiece of Mexican baroque! (Yes, I have been to the Vatican- Michelangelo's work of course transcends all)

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