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We enjoyed our guided tour to the Monastery. Nice architecture quite peculiar in some points. The library ...... could be in a better position as it looks forgotten and deserted.
The basement with all these graves a little scary........ and macabre.
The church is interesting to see, but the monastery is a must, beautiful cloister, decorated with imported tiles from the 16/17 century from Seville. The old library adjacent to the cloister is quite amazing with its books and the woodwork is amazing.
We went here as part of an excursion from a cruise so we had a wonderful guide, Ana. She guided us around this striking Convento Santo Domingo, with its beautiful cloisters decorated with Seville tiles, priceless paintings, and an impressive library among its many treasures....More
This was part of a tour. Having seen many cathedrals, chapels, churches, monasteries, this is a check the box been there kind of place. I did like the library and the courtyard but other than that, I probably could've skipped the visit.
A walking tour of downtown Lima would not be complete without a visit here, not far from the Presidential Palace. For Catholics this working convent is important as the final resting place of 3 of Peru's saints, especially St Martin de Porres. But for the...More
This monastery has gorgeous architecture which I feel is not to be missed while in Lima. It is right in the downtown historic area. Our guided tour was very informative. It also makes a great photo opportunity.
This church was large and had many areas with beautiful religions depictions. During our visit, some paintings and fixtures were covered as they were undergoing restoration. In my opinion, this church hasn’t been as well preserved as I expected it to be. I did not...More