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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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One of the nicest chapels I've ever visited. All the engravings are simply beautiful, it is spectacular. If you visit Puebla, this is one of the must see places.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Monterrey, Mexico
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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the nicest chapels I've ever visited. All the engravings are simply beautiful, it is spectacular. If you visit Puebla, this is one of the must see places.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the great churches in Puebla, a city full of them. This is the big one, and this is its spectacular chapel. Baroque in the extreme. Bring reverence and don't take photos.

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Puebla, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I have family and friends visit I make sure to take them. If we are really lucky, there are docents who will give you an explanation of the ornamentation of the chapel for a small tip. These talks are usually in Spanish, but you may find one who can give it in other languages. It really is worth... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful churches I have ever seen. The painting and decorations are just breathtaking. There is no charge for entry. Worth the visit when in Puebla.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really beautiful chapel, amazing detail throughout the whole building. Definitely worth a visit when you are in Puebla!

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Jackson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful chapel, amazingly detailed and covered in gold! Someone was offering a free tour of the chapel (tip optional but recommended) in which he described the symbolism of the chapel. It is a place you must visit while in Puebla!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Such an amazing and beautiful cathedral. A must visit anytime you are in Puebla. Very humbling and awe inspiring.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This visit was quite inspiring. The art is sublime, and it can overpower if you don't take it all in slowly. Of course, if you are Catholic and you have prayed the Rosary it makes sense. Nevertheless, everyone should visit for a mind blowing experience. I would go back again and again for the sensory pleasure of looking at such... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Ornate indigenous woodcarving coated with dazzling, almost completely pure gold. Spanish Arabic tiling and motifs, hidden figures with allegorical meanings. Mexican Baroque at one of its finest. If the builders from a few hundred years ago where aiming to overwhelm, they did a good job. On a sunny and quiet day, it is a mystical experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a site you must visit when in Puebla - absolutely breathtaking! The outside of this chapel is deceiving but once you step inside it is a different world! The detail is astonishing and not to be missed.

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