Santo Domingo Plaza (Plaza de Santa Domingo), Quito

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  • October 3, 2017
    For some reason this plaza is often missed by tourists and when we were there it appeared this continued. While we appreciated the reduced crowds, I am amazed that not more people venture to the plaza...  more »
  • October 1, 2017
    It's a very large square with several palaces but especially with the statue in the middle and the Church near which it is not difficult to find even some lady who bakes meat ... in the evening it seems thin, indeed rather deserted.
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  • September 20, 2017
    Were in Quito in may 2016 g. We reach the elegant piazza Santo Domingo with a monument to the leader in the struggle for the independence of Spanish colonies in Latin America, the arms of Simon Bolivar, Peru and Bolivia President Marshal Antonio Jose Sucre. Earlier it was called Plaza de Diego de Torres named the first Conquistador who built here their home. Interesting fact: before, when Ecuador had its own currency called Sucre. The Government is now not zamarichivaetsja such a trifle, the country has a circulation of "his Majesty". The entire perimeter of one of the sides of the square façade snow-white Church of Santo Domingo, the construction of which began in the year 1581, was completed in 1650. Several different clock tower is situated on four sides, followed by the stone entrance to the Church itself. Inside we have not visited, I can't say anything.
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