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Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo)

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Pretty rosa church and plaza

The church is built in a more sober Baroque style and has some fine details inside. In front is the... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
elyem
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munich
Fabulous church, competing in beauty with Cathedral

You have to plan your visit to the church very carefully because it is open only for the morning... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Viktor S
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Cartagena, Colombia
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Jul 21, 2018
“Pretty rosa church and plaza”
May 10, 2018
“Fabulous church, competing in beauty with Cathedral”
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This large church, which hovers over the Plaza de Santo Domingo, is known for its dark, melancholy appearance.
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Zacatecas, Mexico
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

The church is built in a more sober Baroque style and has some fine details inside. In front is the lovely and lively Plaza Domingo.

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

You have to plan your visit to the church very carefully because it is open only for the morning mass and at about 5.30pm. It was well worthwhile the wait as the church´s interior is equally impressive.

Thank Viktor S
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This church is beautiful at night and during the day. At night you can take a picture of it with downtown and the Bufa in the background.

Thank Megan W
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The church is beautiful from the outside. The pink stone really added to the charm. Sadly we did not see the inside as it was closed when we arrived.

Thank msaraos28
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a beautiful churcch, decorated with stained glass windows and paintings. Although the Cathedral of Zacatecas is extremly beautiful on the outside, the Santo Domingo is much, much more beautiful in the inside.

Thank Emmamty
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Attended a beautiful Mass and soaked in centuries of spirituality. Don't miss this holy place, regardless of your faith.

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 29 June 2015

The church recently underwent a major restoration project. It's a fine example of the architecture and adornments in Spanish Colonial churches of the period, especially is areas where Spanish colonists found gold and silver.

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Reviewed 30 March 2015

Historical church and a nice plaza adjacent to it! The Church is good for a nice stroll, particularly around its adjacent plaza which is very aesthetic!

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Reviewed 8 December 2014

While the cathedral is impressive, this church is magnificent with its pink facade and wonderful interior.

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Reviewed 14 October 2014 via mobile

How can a building be melancholy??? This large and in my opinion slightly shabby looking church is on Plazuela Santo Domingo. Inside it has some not so shabby altars. Built by the Jesuits, it was taken over by the Dominicans when the Jesuits were expelled...More

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