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Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman

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Address: Oaxaca, Mexico
Phone Number: 019515163720
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One of the city's most ornate structures, this church is lavishly endowed...

One of the city's most ornate structures, this church is lavishly endowed with gold.

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Beautiful church, hard to miss

Both the inside and outside of this central Church are beautiful. It's hard to miss the church of you are going up and down the strip in Oaxaca City.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Both the inside and outside of this central Church are beautiful. It's hard to miss the church of you are going up and down the strip in Oaxaca City.

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Houston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must see for visitors who want to see and experience the New World Baroque and the Baroque style in general. The views and images are overwhelming and would leave you amazed at the abundance of detail, forms and images. You could easily spend hours looking at the ceilings and altars.

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Oaxaca, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an incredible experience. Flabbergasted at the ornate altar, the ancient structure, the surroundings. Definitely a place to visit more than once.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Must visit. This place is a peace of heaven, the painted and high ceilings, every detail is amazing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a stop if you're in Oaxaca City. Carnival-like atmosphere when we were there in November. A handful of beggars outside who seem very needy.

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having stayed near Santo Domingo, it is amazing how many events a visitor can watch happening there, just standing outside. Weddings, anniversaries, quinceneras, all with their attendant dancers, bands, giant puppets and beautiful costumes. There are guides inside the sanctuary if a person wants an thorough history. I like the flowers most of all.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is worth a look see even if you don't enjoy churches. Everywhere you look there is 'art'...the paintings, the sculpture, etc. Richly detail artwork on the ceiling is reason enough to spend some time here, before or after the next-door museo, it leaves me both in awe of the art. Great experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must see in Oaxaca, located in the historical centre. After visiting the church you can have refreshments in one of the cafes around.

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Wurzburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The templo of Santo Domingo is one of the most important churches of Oaxaca and Oaxaca has a lot of them. Inside you will be find a splendid decoration.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

The outside is nothing out of the ordinary but the inside is outstanding. It is decorated with paintings and golden details that must have been taken years to finish. Really worth the visit.

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