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Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo): Tours & Tickets

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This ornate baroque church was built by indigenous converts between 1571 and 1611.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Church has an amazing interior that is not to be missed. Be sure to go to the front and turn to your left. WOW! I thought I was in Spain. I think the heavy gilding is soo impressive and beautiful. Don't miss visiting here.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Karen H
Reviewed 28 July 2019 via mobile

Who said that to see amazing European architecture and churches you had to fo to Europe ?!! This church is a must see if you are already in downtown Puebla. Amazing arches, beautiful colors, structures, etc... Just visit it, and amaze yourself with the beauties...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 5 July 2019 via mobile

Templo de Santo Domingo is located bit north of zócalo but it’s worth the detour for its Capilla del Rosario. The elaborate gold decoration definitely sets it apart from the dozen other churches.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 8 April 2019

This church is worth visiting primarily because of the Capilla Del Rosario. It's beautifully intricate and ornate, make sure your camera takes good pictures in low lighting if you want to capture it. It's an important attraction, but it's not super busy and everyone is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 April 2019

Beautiful church that is quite amazing . Yes churches everywhere but don't miss this one. Stunning site.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 450juditha
Reviewed 7 March 2019

There are many churches in Mexico and many in Puebla itself but the gold gilded capilla in this one is spectacular and puts it right at the top of my list. It really has to be seen to be believed.It's an easy walk down cinco...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Freedom803115
Reviewed 27 February 2019

When you remember that Puebla was originally Mexico's capital, it makes sense that they would have this impressive church. Outside is architecturally grand, but you must see the inside, which is quite ornate. I enjoy the solitude I always experience in these places. You will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed 10 February 2019

The interior of this church is a real wow! There are so many churches (70?) in Puebla it is difficult to know which ones to visit but I highly recommend a short visit to this one for its sheer ornateness. Amazing gold gilded alters and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jasmine38Chichester
Reviewed 4 January 2019

By itself this is a stunningly beautiful church with gold leaf altars of carved wood. Nice statuary. This is where the unbelievable Capilla del Rosario is located on the front left in a separate wing, making this church an absolute MUST visit location

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Really surprising place, the Capilla del Rosario is amazing, and to hear the story behind it makes you feel grateful. The temple itself is to admire, take a seat and look at all the angles and small chapels around it, but the Capilla is the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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