Templo de Santo Domingo, Cartagena
(4.4/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
A historically significant place of worship, Templo de Santo Domingo, housed Dominican friars until the 19th century. The church displays a distinctly rustic colonial architecture, its chipped orange facade counterbalancing the look of the plaza that stands before it. Inside, the decoration is simple and authentic, with gravestones laid on the floor and a deep blue dome over the main alter. The stone arches of the central nave show off the architect's skills and carry their age rather well. To visit Templo de Santo Domingo and get the most from your holiday in Cartagena, create itinerary details personal to you using our Cartagena vacation route planner.
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  • i enjoyed this church even though it was relatively simple compared to other churches i've been inside since arriving in cartagena. i liked it that it was the oldest and you can see that in the style ...  more »
  • If bad memory of the night will not fill the square on the tables of restaurants/pizzerias with shows in the street and people singing and dancing
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  • Located in the heart of the walled city, where there's a lot of activity. Construction history and very well preserved. It didn't take too long. But yielded good pictures.
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  • Located in the plaza, with the same name, it is a very sober Church whose façade is of stone and the interior of diverse and intense colors. Nice and quiet, people come to find a moment of peace.
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  • It really is Spanish art, architectural detail. They celebrate daily mass at 11:00 am and 05:00 pm (17:00) Saturdays there is no mass 11:00
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  • All excellent! A really unforgettable beauty.
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  • Beautiful
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