Templo de Santo Domingo, San Cristobal de las Casas

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4.4/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web
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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  • Absolutely amazing place, full of history tradition and nice people. there are many hotels, resturants and bars, If your a coffee addicted like me there are as many coffee shops as there are restauran...  read more »
  • It is one of the landmarks of San Cristobal. It is worth to know him. You can then walk up the ramp of the crafts to the central park. Hence there are two more walkers, full of restaurants, bars, shops, etc. The Temple of Santo Domingo is splendid, as well as the plaza that surrounds it, which unfortunately not seen being crammed with artisans.
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  • The place is beautiful and is testimony of the our important time novohispanica. Is a pity that the Atrium is covered of jobs that do not allow adminirar them gardens that surround the Church.
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