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Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo)

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This ornate baroque church was built by indigenous converts between 1571 and 1611.
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Puebla, Mexico
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Reviewed March 19, 2017

As one of my first visits to a Baroque-styled church in central Mexico, the Church of Santo Domingo will always be a treasured memory of mine. And my first of two visits here didn't even involve seeing the acclaimed 8th wonder of the world, the...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed March 12, 2017

The 17th century architecture and stunning Capilla del Rosario (Rosary Chapel) are wonderful: all gilded plaster and carved stone, with angels and cherubim glistening with gold.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed January 31, 2017

A bit of madness and a bit of religion. Baroque overthetop decor and so much real gold. Id rather the gold was given to the poor

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed December 9, 2016

The church is absolutely beautiful. The chapel is indescribable. Neither pictures nor words do it justice.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed October 15, 2016

This is an easy find, near the zoculo, on a walking street,next to a disappointing mall, and near a variety of attractions. It is impressive in its own right, though overshadowed by the marvel of the attached Capilla del Rosario. I enjoy visiting Baroque cchurch...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 3, 2016

This is where the Capilla del Rosario is. Do not miss it! The rest of the church is nice, but go to the chapel (Capilla) for the best thing to see.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 20, 2016

The Capilla is just beautiful. Lot and lots of gold. Worth seeing. I probably have to keep typing something sooooo...

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank gopkrs
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Wow, wasn't expecting to see such a wonderful beautiful gold laden church. What magnificent example of Spanish Baroque! Even if you aren't into churches, this is one not to miss, dates back to 1690 and in its time was said to be the eight wonder...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed June 8, 2016

If it weren't for the Rosario Chapel, the church wouldn't be worth visiting. Head for the Chapel even if the sign says it's not open. It was when I visited.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed May 17, 2016

An absolutely unbelievable church, surely one of the finest in the world. The Rosary Chapel simply cannot be missed on a visit to Puebla; it will blow you away. Very unassuming in appearance from the outside, this Dominican treasure will thoroughly delight you once you...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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