Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, Oaxaca

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Visit Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, a prime example of New Spanish Baroque architecture dating back to the 16th century. Built during a period of over 200 years, the church has had quite a turbulent history, having suffered from earthquakes throughout the centuries. On the facade, which is flanked by two bell towers, find a statue of Santo Domingo de Guzman, who founded the Dominican order. Inside, there you can appreciate the liberal use of gold all throughout, which creates a warm atmosphere when candles are lit during evening mass. To visit Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman on your holiday in Oaxaca, and find out what else Oaxaca has to offer, use our Oaxaca trip maker site .
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  • It is located in the historic centre, next to the Ethnobotanical garden. The architecture is stunning. It is impossible to see Oaxaca without making this visit.
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  • Prices temple inside and out and much activity surrounding both day and night, food and drink some beer or wine
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  • It is a most of your visit to Oaxaca, impressive sculptures and Museum have an incredible cultural richness, of all the archaeological ruins.
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  • This is definitely a church. There's a lot of gold there's a lot of ornate things and there's a lot of Stone. If you happen to be in two churches this is the place for you. There is also the usual palpable sadness of what is largely the criminal conspiracy of the Catholic Church. They have Stomp tap on the local people and when you look around and you consider the construction of this place it is largely with labor that was not paid and essentially enslaved by falsity ology. Visiting churches can be a useful exercise. There is the usual swath of people begging and selling trinkets outside and the usual signs of soliciting for donations to the Pope's Recruitment and fund.
  • Real gold. Impressive work. Must visit. Most of the golden things you see here are actually made of gold (at least that's what they say), and it shines lime it's actual gold. The details are impressive too.
  • An old Catholic church made with a lot of slave work by Dominic monks. Pretty.
  • Spectacular architecture. On the property there is the cathedral, plus an anthropological museum and botanical garden. All surrounded by a large grand wall. The entrance to the cathedral and museum is near the southwest corner of the block. The entrance to the botanical garden is near the southeast corner of the block. This is a must see if you're in Oaxaca City.
  • This is a beautiful Catholic church. You can find "calendas" every other time, visit the museum or just sit and spend the time watching local festivities.
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