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Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario)

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Address: Santo Domingo Church, Puebla, Mexico
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This extremely ornate 17th-century chapel is part of the Santo Domingo...

This extremely ornate 17th-century chapel is part of the Santo Domingo Church.

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Considered a Wonder of the World!

If you are in Puebla you have to see this chapel. Free admission and an incredible work of art and architecture. Ideal place for destination Catholic weddings. Totally covered in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Harlingen, Texas
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Harlingen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are in Puebla you have to see this chapel. Free admission and an incredible work of art and architecture. Ideal place for destination Catholic weddings. Totally covered in 24K gold leaf. Hire a bilingual guide to understand its design better. Guides are usually available on site. No visitors or photos allowed during mass service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely stunning. Do not skip this one. It's an easy walk from the main plaza and is surrounded by interesting retail. Definitely a beautiful church. It has a small store inside.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Magnificient!, Beautiful, Awe striking. If you are in Puebla you HAVE to see it, it is a masterpiece of Baroque Art. Read about the wealth in gold and the time it took to be built before you go, so you'll have a more complete idea of what you are seeing. Not to be missed!

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Progreso, Yucatan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small chapel located inside the larger Santo Domingo Church is in the very ornate Spanish baroque Churrigueresque style and, as if that's not enough to dazzle, it's completely covered with gold. If you think all churches are pretty much the same, have a look at this one!

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see Church. They surely don't make them like they use to. The detail in it is breath-taking. Highly recommend it if you are in Puebla.

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is beautiful. If there is a service in session they will not let you enter to take pictures. We waited until afterwards, and there were a few ladies praying and they were upset when we came in to take pictures.

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Perryville, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not of the Roman Catholic persuasion. But this is a beautiful chapel worth seeing. Everything is painted with gold leaf. There are tour guides available. No tours during mass.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This church is two churches in one building . Both are very pretty churches but this chapel is amazing . We were lucky enough that they had a mass when we went to visit the chapel. What a great experience !

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Puebla, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Capilla del Rosario is a clear example of the novohispanic baroque. Puebla is full of that art expression but in particular this place will leave you astonish. You can be in there for hours watching and observing every detail of it. It is a clear example of the art that you can only encounter in sacred places.Take your time to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This chapel is a small annexe off the Templo de Santa Domingo in the centre of a busy shopping area in the centre of Puebla. It is best accessed on foot. As you go down the aisle, it is to the left of the altar. It is truly amazing a real treasure: baroque with the walls and ceiling covered in... More 

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