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Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario)

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Address: Santo Domingo Church, Puebla, Mexico
Phone Number:
+52-222-232-3548
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8:00 am - 12:45 pm
2:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Mon 8:00 am - 2:45 pm
Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 12:45 pm
2:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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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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Magnificent

I've been to churches in France and Rome that were not nearly as nice or as beautiful. The church is a must-see if you are in Puebla.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I've been to churches in France and Rome that were not nearly as nice or as beautiful. The church is a must-see if you are in Puebla.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

they say there are about 379 churches in Puebla. I only went to 5 but have visited churches and cathedrals all over the world and I can say I was shocked to see how beautiful it is!!! One of the best I have visited. From the outside it looks like many other churches but once you step inside you can... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Santo Domingo Church façade is severely grey quarry stone gives no clue to the opulence within. I thought I was in the wrong place. Upon entering its a masterpiece of baroque architecture and decoration. The sumptuous plasterwork and gold leaf contribute to the extravagant décor that characterizes Mexican baroque style. The Capilla del Rosario, on the south side of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A place of peace and amazing. The chapel is a wonder of the world. You can not leave Puebla without visiting

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw this gorgeous chapel on a guided tour. The guide told us the history of why the various things (i.e. sculptures) were there. Even without the history, this place is amazing!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must in a visit to Puebla. The best moment to visit this wonderful chapel it´s at 6am or 5pm so the sun helps to shine all the gold of this magnificent place. All the figures related to the Dominican order as well as the iconography looks great on detail . The chapel is at the end of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing chapel, baroque at its best. There's no way to describe it in words, make sure to see it with your own eyes!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smaller than other churches in Puebla, but offering exquisite decoration in it's interior. Definitely a must see while in Puebla. Although we opted out, there was the option of attending a presentation from one of the church's care takers where they explain a lot of it's history. If you have the time it could be a good option.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Totally over the top with ornate gold embellishment. Not sure if I liked it or hated it but well worth seeing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A bit challenging to find, but this elaborately decorated chapel leaves one breathless. No surface neglected! Yes, it is seriously overdone, but has to be seen. I've heard some of the locals call it the eighth wonder of the world. So find a guide if necessary and go see it!

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