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. To visit Templo de Santo Domingo on your holiday in San Cristobal de las Casas, and find out what else San Cristobal de las Casas has to offer, use our San Cristobal de las Casas route builder .
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  • We know that unfortunately the earthquake damaged many churches, but santo domingo, is one of the iconic san Cristobal, so urgent that he rehabilitate, whatever it takes. Go to San Cristobal and not to enter the temple, is a shame.
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  • Temple beautiful and very important in our history of Mexican evangelization, I know other 5 times that I have visited San Cristobal hurts which is also closed due to repair the damage that caused him the earthquake of September 7, 2017.
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  • After the earthquake, all the tourist places in San Cristobal Las casas were closed to be rehabilitated. We could not visit the 25 and 26 October 2017. Attention therefore to enquire.
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