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Monastery of Santo Domingo (Iglesia y Monasterio de Santo Domingo)
Jiron Camana 170 - Cercado de Lima, Lima, Peru (San Isidro)
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Ranked #8 of 129 attractions in Lima
Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites
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Owner description: Built by Dominican friars in 1549, this Church and Monastery contains the tombs of Santa Martin de Porres and Peru's other famous saint, Santa Rosa de Lima.
Wroclaw
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“monastery”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

The church of Santo Domino is beautifull and you can see it for free but if you have some more time it is worth to visit the museum and the convent with the lovely patio

Visited November 2012
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“Very interesting!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

An interesting history, despite the fact we had avery poor guide. Some lovely old books in the library.

Can light candles in the chapel

Visited October 2012
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Oxted, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful Place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

Visited to see the relief statues in the ceiling. Relics include skulls and bones. The church tower is lovely, a worthwhile visit.

Visited September 2012
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“Gorgeous”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

The tile work and paintings are so beautiful. This place spoke to my spirit. The underground crypts are very interesting.

Visited September 2012
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“A must for lovers of religious art & history”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Great cloisters and artwork, and some relics of known saints are also presented here. Guided tours available in key languages.

Visited October 2012
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