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Templo de Santo Domingo

San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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This 16th-century baroque church dominates one of the town's main plazas.
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“santo domingo” (12 reviews)
San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice architecture. Really fascinating. Markets nearby did not interests me. It is like a slum market. But I am little bit sad because as all of cathedrals in San Cristobal, also this one is under reconstruction. So it was closed.

Thank Jakub B
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Very unique!!! vey different from the common churches in Latin America, not very far away from the main square.

Thank Pedro G
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The markets outside are a must see! The church itself is filled with gold plated walls and shouldn't be missed but the markets are the main draw here. Be sure to try and drive a hard bargain but expect stiffness on certain items (e.g cushion...More

Thank TKandJT
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

In Mexico you come across a lot of cathedrals and churches but for some reason the Templo de Santo Domingo stood out to me. The detailing within the baroque facade was stunning - architecture enthusiasts would be in absolute paradise with this one! Contrasting against...More

1  Thank NaomiF2901
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

All of the churches and traditions are walking distance...get to know about the chocolate, coffee, traditional food and buy an artesania. Get your warm sweatter, it gets chilli in the morning and evenings.

Thank Rafamar
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

santo domingo church is an example of extraordinary and elegant architecture. highly recommend the artesanal offical store next to it! they have the finest handmade towels, napkins, cushion covers, etc.

Thank marinalebo
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We enjoyed visiting this beautiful church which is very different from European churches. A must see on your visit to San Christobal.

Thank chint
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Nothing except the outside of this church makes it stand out from all other churches in Latin America. On the other hand there's nothing to stop you from visiting it if you like churches!

Thank Yorick D
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I could see the Templo de Santo Domingo from my hotel and it looked spectacular. The Church itself is really interesting looking. Outside of the templo, on the day I went there were plenty of vendors selling schlock but it was fun to walk around.

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 4 June 2017

During the early colonial period the Dominican order held sway in Chiapas and San Cristobal was their center. No wonder, then, that their major church outstrips all others in the city in size and splendor. Surrounded now by countless booths selling local crafts there is...More

Thank Bijougirl1441
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