Santo Domingo Church (Iglesia de Santo Domingo), Quito
(4.4/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web)
Standing grandly over a broad plaza, Santo Domingo Church (Iglesia de Santo Domingo) represents one of Quito's most important religious structures. Dominicans built the original structure in 1540, which Italian priests later modified in the 19th century; the result is a visible mixture of styles throughout. Standing outside, notice the Baroque church tower, featuring the city clock; step inside to see both neoclassical and Baroque art pieces accenting the interior, including sumptuous gold-leaf woodwork. Look for the famous sculpture of Virgen del Rosario, as well as artwork from the Quito School of Art. Combine your visit with a stroll around the square. Take a look at our Quito itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Santo Domingo Church (Iglesia de Santo Domingo) and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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TripAdvisor
  • This church is very elegant on the outside and quaint inside, perhaps the only downside is that in the evening the place where this is somewhat insecure, but also makes it ideal for its location near the round
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  • Cute place historical performed exhibitions and activities very interesting culturally, there is a demo that shows you all the center of quito is interactive and through it you know more than history
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  • I'd advise against visit of day put the Sun is super hot and don't have a shadow to rest. In addition to the lights to show the part overnight.
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  • A must visit place if you come to Quito
  • Interesting.
  • Located in the heart of Quito's old town, Santo Domingo Plaza stretches ago one's eyes. Soothing the tourists in a church was built in 1580, in the San Francisco church and convent of la Compagnia flamboyance is not furnished. La Compagnia, San Francisco church and convent as well as suggest a location of Quito tourism
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  • very beautiful church
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  • Eternally beautiful. The Interior nice but not special
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