Convento de Santo Domingo
Museo de la Ciudad/Museo de Bellas Artes
The city makes a big effort rehabilitating old buildings for cultural ends. This complex is the most recent effort: the art gallery...
The enormous and spectacular neo-Byzantine 1899 catedral contains the image of patron saint Nicolás de Bari, an object of devotion for...
Convento de San Francisco
The curious neo-Gothic Convento de San Francisco houses the image of the Niño Alcalde, a Christ-child icon symbolically recognized as...
This simple but effective local eatery just off the plaza puts many pricier restaurants to shame. Sandwiches, traditional local dishes,...
cnr Pelagio Luna & Lamadrid · interesting places nearby
Convento de Santo Domingo information
Built in 1623 by the Diaguita under the direction of Dominican friars, this is Argentina’s oldest monastery. The date appears in the carved algarrobo doorframe, also the work of Diaguita artists. There's also a museum of religious art.