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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  • Beautiful architecture, art and history combine in this place, very much liked the catacombs, even though it is a bit gloomy. It is best to explore it with guide. highly recommended!
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  • It was included in our tour of the city centre, is very beautiful, full of history and is well preserved, is essential if you're going to Lima, in special room at Santa Rosa de Lima full of art.
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  • Very special location, Santo Domingos who studied there, and started down cleaned and swept the monastery, so in your image with a broom, and also has a cat, rat and dog he United the 3 who ate together, this is one of the miracles. At this location this buried Santa Rosa de Lima, the patron saint of the city of lima. Beautiful altar, many works in wood. I highly recommend because it is history.
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  • 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
  • Beautiful cloisters and convent started in 1551. Tombs of Saint Martin de Porres 1579-1639 and Saint Rose of Lima 1586-1617.
  • Nice atmosphere.
  • 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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  • 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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