Templo de Santo Domingo, Cartagena

4.5
A historically significant place of worship, Templo de Santo Domingo, housed Dominican friars until the 19th century. The church displays a distinctly rustic colonial architecture, its chipped orange facade counterbalancing the look of the plaza that stands before it. Inside, the decoration is simple and authentic, with gravestones laid on the floor and a deep blue dome over the main alter. The stone arches of the central nave show off the architect's skills and carry their age rather well. Arrange to visit Templo de Santo Domingo and other attractions in Cartagena using our Cartagena trip planning app .
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  • This is the oldest church in Cartegena and if you are passing by and the door is open go in and take a look. The day we walked they were conducting a wedding service. The church itself is very...  more »
  • As part of a tour we were taken here and given time to see this great old church and enjoy the square that bore the same name. Being built in 1570 it is apparently the oldest church in town and the...  more »
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  • The layout of the church is spacious. Even if it's antique it is very bright and joyful. The piped-in music was soothing and the people were all enthusiastic. The plaza in front and the total ambience makes you feel like you are in Europe
  • Nice location
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