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Templo de Santo Domingo

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Address: San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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This 16th-century baroque church dominates one of the town's main plazas.

This 16th-century baroque church dominates one of the town's main plazas.

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Beauty in the Centre

Beautiful church in the towns center. Market nearby and is a hub of activity-just fun to slow down and people watch. When you step inside this church, you are surrounded by beauty... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful church in the towns center. Market nearby and is a hub of activity-just fun to slow down and people watch. When you step inside this church, you are surrounded by beauty and peace. It's all been said here - don't miss it - reach out to a very predominant theme of Mexican culture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No reason not to stop in here as the Mercado is right outside it's doors. Interesting temple with unique characteristics.

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northern calif
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

I visited this church (two churches actually) twice, once attending their 7am mass. There is a museum of Santo Domingo but we were not able to attend that—which would have given more of the history and significance of the church and its role in the community. A local teacher told me that Santo Domingo and Iglesia de Caridad were built... More 

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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

what can one say that has not been already stated about this amazing church. it's style is unique in mexico a classic. go and be sure to visit the front and the side altars inside of the church.

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Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

If you are in San Cristobal make this one of your stops. So much gold decoration! A beautiful church. Behind is a museum in a beautifully restored monestry. Loved the Textile exhibition.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Definitely an interesting place to visit. Just one of the many churches and cathedrals in the city. Nothing extraordinary

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Interesting church surrounded by open market. Great for people watching. Colors and bustle of activity are draws. In church sit quietly and be touched by the devout who come in - often with whole family in tow- to pray. Touching to say the least

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

They were cleaning the doors when we visited this church. The intricate workmanship in the interior is amazing to see. When they completely finish cleaning and refurbishing, it will be quite a beautiful sight to see.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

It is a nice church, richly decorated on the inside. It is next to a huge market so after some shopping you can visit the church

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Assemini, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Religion is gold. All the Church is covered by a gold paint, It shows that religion is important for Mexicans, whether they are Indios or mestizos. The baroque facade is of extraordinary beauty.

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