Templo de Santo Domingo, San Cristobal de las Casas
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Visit Templo de Santo Domingo, a grandiose church and former Dominican monastery. Built in the late 16th century, the church was named after the Spanish monk who founded the Dominican order. Admire the imposing Baroque-style building, restored fully in 1999, and explore the ornate interior, decorated with intricate gold leaf reliefs and figures. Inside the former convent, you can view exhibits on Oaxaca's pre-Hispanic history, with interesting archaeological artifacts. The monastery's courtyard now serves as a botanic garden featuring numerous native plants. Arrange to visit Templo de Santo Domingo and other attractions in San Cristobal de las Casas using our San Cristobal de las Casas itinerary maker.
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  • this church has lots of sculptures without hands and heads on purpose due to the relief of locals... 
  • Interesting local church in the heart of San Cristobal. The facade is very intricate and it makes for a nice trip as situated in the central market in San Cristobal 
  • Yes unfortunately too many shops around hide this beautiful building , my favorite church in the city...if you are there on Sunday try to be there by noon when crowds are leaving the church , beautifu...  more »