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The Central Highlands Sights

Iglesia Santo Domingo

  • 9 de Diciembre y Bellido Map It
  • Ayacucho
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 09/15/2014

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The 1548 Iglesia Santo Domingo is now a national monument. The first bells ringing out Peru's independence from the Spanish after the Battle of Ayacucho were sounded from here. The church's facade features Churrigueresque architectural elements, a style of baroque Spanish architecture popular in the 16th century, while the interior is coated in pan de oro (gold leaf).

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9 de Diciembre y Bellido, 2nd block, Ayacucho, Peru

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  • Free
  • Mass time 6:30 pm–7:30 pm

Updated 09/15/2014


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