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Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo)

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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 2 weeks ago
Viktor S
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Cartagena, Colombia
Visit at night too!

This church is beautiful at night and during the day. At night you can take a picture of it with... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Megan W
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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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2 weeks ago
“Fabulous church, competing in beauty with Cathedral”
7 Apr 2018
“Visit at night too!”
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Zacatecas, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed April 7, 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
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Reviewed July 19, 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
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Reviewed May 23, 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
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Reviewed December 15, 2016

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

Thank Laura D
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Reviewed June 29, 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 March 30, 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!

Thank METRUN360
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Reviewed December 7, 2014

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

Thank meb91
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Reviewed October 13, 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

Thank CarmichaelVentura
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Reviewed August 18, 2014

Romanesque style with churrigeresque front, typical of Mexican churches. very nice inside, bright altar, worth a look and worth noting that this acts as a landmark that makes it easy to go around the city on foot.

Thank Robert E
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