Monastery Of Santo Domingo Admission Ticket - Lima

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    Normal Opening Hours: 9:30am until 6pm Monday to Sunday , The Monastery closes at Midday only on: 24th December and 31 December , The Monastery opens at Midday only on: 28th July and 18th October , .. read more
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    Monastery of Santo Domingo

Overview

The Monastery of Santo Domingo or in Spanish Iglesia de Santo Domingo, is one of Limas most important religious sites. Come and visit it to see it all by yourself.

Know More about this tour

The Convent of the Holy Rosary, better known as the Convent of Santo Domingo de Lima, was founded in 1535. Its construction began in the mid-sixteenth century.

The Convent has different environments where guided tours can be offered. The reception room with a beautiful coffered ceiling from the end of the 16th century.

The First Cloister is decorated with Sevillian tiles and a series of seventeenth-century canvases about the life of Santo Domingo de Guzmn, founder of The Order of Preachers (Dominican Order)

The Library of the Convent has around 25 thousand books, among them several bibliographical collections of great value.
The Chapter House is the place where the University of San Marcos was founded in 1551, the first university in the New World.
Underneath the Chapter Room is The Crypt where the religious of the Order were buried, there is the tomb of Santa Rosa de Lima, Patroness of the Americas.

The Second Cloister shows part of the Arab influence in Peru since the trilobulated arches are observed, from this cloister is accessed the Chapel built in the eighteenth century where San Martn de Porres is buried, this chapel was erected in the place where it was the old infirmary of the Convent, a place from where San Martin attended to the sick.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Children between 0 and 5 years enter free of charge

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements

Timetable to visit the Lookout point is between 11am and 5pm

Minimum age to go to the Lookout point is 18 years

Wheelchair accessible