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Templo de Santo Domingo

San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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This 16th-century baroque church dominates one of the town's main plazas.
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Reviewed 3 June 2015

Majestic church in the Spanish style high vaulted ceilings good craftsmanship. Located in one of the central squares

Thank andyk0210
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Stunning both inside and out. The intricacy of the exterior is remarkable. Inside, the candle smoke has inevitable taken its toll on the paintings, though it does give the place and ancient and atmospheric feel. I would have liked some information about the paintings and...More

Thank NeilandBarbara
Reviewed 5 May 2015

The facade is already amazing. There are multiple sculptures of various biblical characters. The church sits beside a touristy flea market, and is usually open. The interiors are wonderfully decorated with many oil paintings of Jesus' crucification. A regret, that the paintings were all covered...More

1  Thank Vangerlio
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Very Spiritual place at peace. Alittle piece of heaven and history combined. A lesson in culture and colonial status. The design and details are espectacular and amazing. The people should respect the traditions and

Thank Jairo M
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Worth a walk from the main square. It has great detail and design. There's also plenty of art and jewellery vendors surrounding the church.

Thank Ghostbuster911
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Santo Domingo is considered one of the most beautiful churches in town and rightly so. The inside is as ornate as the outside, all in baroque style.

Thank HelenaGuerra
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Beautiful church - the outer facade has been restored and cleaned. No entrance fee, just be respectful of those in a spiritual place.

Thank Beverly B
Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

So ornate on the inside and out. Very beautiful! In such a vibrant part of the city centre. Rivals some churches in Europe!

Thank canadiangypsy2015
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Celebrates the ability of local craftspersons to learn from their colonial masters and produce what they wanted

Thank LanguagemavenAnirtak
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

Since iam traveling I did not want to miss the Miércoles de Ceniza tradition and tried to find out at what time church service is to receive my ash cross. Luckily i arrived 5 minutes before service started and got to witness a new experience...More

Thank Felix N
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