Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel, Santo Domingo Church,Oaxaca

Considered by many to be the most beautiful and regal church in Mexico, founded by the Dominican Friars and Missionaries in the XVI Century, is the Basilica of Santo Domingo, in the city of Oaxaca.
Our Lady of the Holy
Rosary Chapel, Oaxaca
Main altar and Retablo.

Dome of the Chapel of
Our Lady of the Holy Rosary,

Stucco vault ceiling in the back section of
the Chapel of Our Lady of the Rosary

Doorway leading out of the Chapel
into the main body of the Church.


Side door entrance to
Santo Domingo
Main altar retablo of
Santo Domingo

Gilded stucco ceiling of main vault
of Santo Domingo Church 

Retablo of Our Lady of

Main aisle and body
Interior of the Church
Santo Domingo

Baroque gilded stucco work
representing vegetation.  

Façade of Basilica de Santo
Domingo, Oaxaca

View of the Façade of the Basilica
of Santo Domingo, Oaxaca and Atrium
On the right, the separate entrance
to the Chapel of the Rosario.


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