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

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This church is famous for its magnificent religious sculpture and the image of the Virgin, which was a gift from Charles V of Spain.
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Santo Domingo y Puerto Rico, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 27 August 2019 via mobile

I truly love this place! It not only has a beautiful view from the roof but also is full of history and rich architecture.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 25 August 2019

A beautiful, warm church but no one was interested in helping when I was crowded at the front door and my mobile phone picked out of my pocket. There was a church person right at the door - I find it hard to believe that...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 July 2019

It's free to enter and the church is very pretty in a catholic neoclassical style. The ceiling has a moorish styling and is particularly lovely.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Alan D
Reviewed 21 April 2019

Nice location, great neighborhood. Another beautiful church in Quito. Many tours skip this place, so make sure you go on your own.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank GoesBoom
Reviewed 1 February 2019

The Santo Domingo church faces out to one of the main plazas in the city. It is a large and prominent church in the city and features many beautiful paintings, ornaments, architectural designs and statues.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

we toured this church as it was part of the history of quito. the tour was informative and educational. must visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

I visited the church to give thanks for what I have. I also asked to be forgiven and to abandon past painful memories so that I can enjoy my present life and strengthen my immune system.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Veronica H
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Interesting church. Beautiful on the inside. Great for architecture geeks like myself. I would recommend stopping in here after touring the plaza of which it is situated.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

We got a little confused in wandering around old town and stumbled into the Plaza de Independencia and the church. The plaza has a interesting brick pattern and a statue of Marshal Antonio José de Sucre. The church looks sort of unimposing when viewed from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Lostagainadvisor
Reviewed 5 July 2018

The architecture and art inside the church are truly incredible. The chance to mingle with the locals on the plaza that bears the church's name is precious. The views of El Panecillo from the plaza are excellent. This is steps away from la Plaza Grande/Plaza...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Steph_from_Ohio
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