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Plaza de Santo Domingo, Cartagena, Colombia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice place to see, a nice church , a simple one, but the beggers are also there and they are coming while you are there to pray.

Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Originally built in Plaza de los Coches in 1539, it was destroyed by fire and rebuilt in its current location in 1552. The church's interior is spacious and lofty with a wide central nave, massive columns and arches. In the fron,t it features an ornate...More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Located in an interesting area of fun, tourism,artists and artwork this church is much simpler that others but still spacious and grand in its design. I have seen it empty and when a wedding was going on and it is certainly a place you should...More

1  Thank Lee P
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Nice area to walk around. The streets are similar to a maze but you discover amazing little shops. I recommend visiting.

Thank Mrlaceyma
Reviewed 8 March 2018

The most interesting thing about this church was the architecture inside of the church. There are massive columns and arches. The altar is huge and very ornate. There is a very high platform where the priests gave sermons. We are at a nearby restaurant on...More

1  Thank MIHorseman
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Not really sure why this is that special other than the fact it is still in use and is the oldest church in Cartagena. Very well perserved and does have a calming presence about it..but its a Church and no bells and whistles.

Thank brewColumbus_Georgia
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Found this nice church, went inside for a quiet moment. Several people praying in the early afternoon; no service at that time. The church is elegant, not ornate.

1  Thank Visitante_Chileno
Reviewed 31 October 2017

There was a service going on when we arrived and the church was packed. It is pretty plain inside with a large marble altar at the far end. The church has a large limestone (?) main door affair. The interesting thing about the church is...More

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The Templo de Santo Domingo was a convent established from the 16th century in the city. It was recently restored and it is one of the most important tourist sites in the city.

Thank KaterinaBouza
Reviewed 9 May 2017

When our small group tour guide led us in the side door, I had no idea that we were entering a beautiful church. The sanctuary is lovely and we were fortunate to see many couples getting ready for the baptism of their young children. It...More

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Adriana d
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Response from 28Hermy | Reviewed this property |
Sorry my Spanish is not yet good enough to help.
Amie B
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Response from Chinapjs | Reviewed this property |
Nothing. To be on safe side tell them you have come to pray