santo domingo church is an example of extraordinary and elegant architecture. highly recommend the artesanal offical store next to it! they have the finest handmade towels, napkins, cushion covers, etc.
About Templo de Santo Domingo
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I could see the Templo de Santo Domingo from my hotel and it looked spectacular. The Church itself is really interesting looking. Outside of the templo, on the day I went there were plenty of vendors selling schlock but it was fun to walk around.
During the early colonial period the Dominican order held sway in Chiapas and San Cristobal was their center. No wonder, then, that their major church outstrips all others in the city in size and splendor. Surrounded now by countless booths selling local crafts there is...More
We absolutely loved San Cristobal de las Casas and Santo Domingo is one of its highlights. it is right in the heart of the city with a lovely square in front which is always brimful of tourists, locals and performance artists every evening. The church...More
That they were able to build such beautiful buildings so long ago is amazing in itself.. Insides are also ornately decorated.
This is a really nice church but it is difficult to access with elderly people as it has lots of stairs and the pebbled floor around it is very uneven. There are lots of sets and crafts stalls around the Church which do not let...More
Very easy to find. Afternoon would be the right time to catch the beautiful church with the camera. Lots of small markets around.