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.
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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
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
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.
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