Iglesia de Santo Domingo


This 16th-century church with an imposing whitewashed facade was built by the Dominican order.

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1. Museo de Santa Clara

0.09 MILES

Located in the Santa Clara Convent, this museum of religious art, founded in 1639, contains several works by Bolivian master Melchor Pérez de Holguín and…

2. Museo Gutiérrez Valenzuela

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Run by the university, this museum is an old aristocrat’s house stocked with a hodgepodge collection of gaudy 19th-century decor. Think gilded gold…

4. Museos Universitarios

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Housed in a beautifully restored 17th-century building with a picture-perfect colonial courtyard, the Museos Universitarios consist of three separate…

5. Museo del Tesoro

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6. Museo Eclesiástico de Sucre

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Next door to Sucre's cathedral, this museum holds one of Bolivia’s best collections of religious relics. There are four sections, ritually unlocked as…

7. Catedral

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8. Convento de Santa Teresa

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