Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo), Puebla

#4 of 18 in Historic Sites in Puebla
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Admire the opulent decor at Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo), a 17th-century Roman Catholic church. Outside, snap photos of the striking red-and-white facade, then head inside to see its Baroque decoration, onyx pulpit, and abundant use of gold leaf. Examine the interior from floor to ceiling to find talavera tiles, gilded details, and ornamented sculptures. Gaze at the glittering reflections when the sun comes through windows. Note the six oil paintings of the altar, depicting the joys of the rosary. Put Church of Santo Domingo (Iglesia de Santo Domingo) on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Puebla trip app.
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  • This is a truly spectacular interior. Gold, gilt, columns all make a sight to behold. Nice vestibules.  more »
  • This gothic church is amazing. The amount of gold leaf on almost all of the surfaces is all but blinding!. The Rosary Chapel is also awe-inspiring. We learned that women are not allowed to wear...  more »
  • Jaw dropping architecture especially the altar - so detailed intricate designs
  • A beautiful church. The details of golden decor is breathtaking. Beautiful!!

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