Santo Domingo Church, Guatemala City

Santo Domingo Church, Guatemala City

Santo Domingo Church is a magnificent Catholic Church, famous for its grandiose celebrations of the image of Virgen del Rosario, also known as Nuestra Señora del Rosario, the religious character crowned queen of Guatemala in 1933. Construction of the church began in 1782 and was completed in 1807. The elegant façade of the building received its new colour in 1917, when extensive restoration works were carried out, and when the carved stone statues were placed. Santo Domingo’s richly decorated façade suggests Baroque design, yet the gracious lines of the structure and classical elements such as Ionic columns reflect Neo-classical architectural style.

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Santo Domingo Church on Map

Sight Name: Santo Domingo Church
Sight Location: Guatemala City, Guatemala (See walking tours in Guatemala City)
Sight Type: Religious
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Walking Tours in Guatemala City, Guatemala

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