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Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario)

Santo Domingo Church, Puebla, Mexico
+52 222 232 3548
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This extremely ornate 17th-century chapel is part of the Santo Domingo Church.
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"over the top"
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"mexican baroque"
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

When I was there on a Sunday, every 30 minutes, there was a donation-based guided tour inside the chapel telling you its history and details of its construction.

Thank Maria G
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

The interior decoration of Rosary Chapel (Capilla del Rosario) is not like anything I have seen anywhere else in a church recently. I certainly have seen quite a few really beautiful churches on our tour of Mexico but this church is jaw dropping in its...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

One of the most amazing and must to visit in Puebla Not far from the City Hall, 5 min walking distance

Thank Adriana A
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped by on a walk around hiatoric Puebla. Free admission, and the chapel is , in a word, Stu ning with its gold decoration.

Thank WestCoastRestless
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Even if you're not into Mexican Baroque, this chapel is worth the detour and well illustrates the dramatic and theatrical intensity of Mexican Baroque. We also happened to be there during the Feb. 16 earthquake. while Mass was taking place The priest stopped the service...More

Thank CosmoTopper
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

You just have to see it to believe it. The detail, the hours of work involved, the history. Every single thing in this church has a story behind it.

Thank Kathleen H
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We have visited a lot of churches in Mexico, and this chapel is about the best. It is a reasonable size and is an amazing gold extravaganza. The bonus is finding and walking the Calle Cinco de Mayo pedestrian street.

Thank JudgeT
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Simply over the top GOLD. This should be the very first place you visit in Puebla if you only have a short period of time in the city

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I recently attended a wedding and I remembered my childhood since my parents used to visit this church. I don't know much about art but you don't need to know to admire the artistry in this chapel. There is no admission charge but I recommend...More

Thank Sergio R
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Decorative chapel. It was very easy to find and there was no charge to enter. It was one of many highlights of my visit to Puebla

Thank Juliet C
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God_of_Small_Things7
4 September 2016|
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Response from Laura S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is open everyday from 10:00 to 12:00 and from 4:30 to 6:00 PM
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LeelaDelhi
19 October 2015|
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Response from VeronicaLoarCa | Reviewed this property |
If your hotel is close to the Zocalo or close to the Center of the city you can walk, if you are not in the area you can take a taxi
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