Monastery of Santo Domingo (Iglesia y Monasterio de Santo Domingo), Lima

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Step into nearly 500 years of history at Monastery of Santo Domingo (Iglesia y Monasterio de Santo Domingo), recognizable by its pastel pink steeple. The monastery continues to house monks, who go about their business while you explore the complex. Admire the rich wooden furniture and decorations inside the convent and walk down the arcade, lined with exquisite ceramic tiles. Appreciate the tranquil beauty of the monastery's courtyard and gardens, then pay a visit to the expansive library, which houses an incredible collection of religious manuscripts. A visit to Monastery of Santo Domingo (Iglesia y Monasterio de Santo Domingo) represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Lima trip maker to plot your vacation.
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  • October 6, 2017
    Wonderful tasting Franciscan still in activity. Guided tour only, photos prohibited. Only the Church can be visited in time solo 8-11 h 16-20 h
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  • October 3, 2017
    beautiful place that gives us a wonderful peace. very Rico knowledge, faith and presence of God. Beyruth/Vale
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  • October 2, 2017
    go to Lima can not miss a visit to the socket where the Cathedral, the Government Palace and other buildings
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  • July 1, 2016
    Honestly the Church would have been better off not advertising a wedding fair on the cathedral. It felt a bit "Jesus chases out the money changers from the Temple". Beautiful building but the ads were in bas taste
  • October 4, 2016
    Beautiful cloisters and convent started in 1551. Tombs of Saint Martin de Porres 1579-1639 and Saint Rose of Lima 1586-1617.
  • February 9, 2017
    Nice atmosphere.
  • May 18, 2017
    Should not be limited to the Church: it is worth to visit the convent. A guided tour is included in the price of the ticket. The flowery cloisters are nice. Beautiful buildings and historical library. Now there is also the opportunity to climb to the top of the Bell Tower (with guide) for a view of Lima!
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  • June 3, 2017
    The masses are beautiful, and above all the interior of the Church; If we are lucky, you can access the inner courtyards and see the Majesty of its decoration.
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