Completed in 1783, this church housed the Natural History Museum and astronomic observatory under President Rivadavia. In ... More
Basílica de Santo Domingo
Completed in 1783, this church housed the Natural History Museum and astronomic observatory under President Rivadavia. In 1835, the dictator Juan Manuel de Rosas repatriated the Dominican friars and in 1856 the second tower was built. An atrium houses the Mausoleum of General Manuel Belgrano, the creator of the Argentine flag, who was born and died near the church. This work by Hector Ximenez has a large base of red granite with two bas-reliefs representing the presentation of the Flag and the Battle of Tucuman.
The construction for the first church and cloisters of the Dominican Order was completed in 1578. The Altar de Los
Santos Peruanos; a magnificent neo classical Altar to The Peruvian Saints is decorated in turquoise and gold. Other highlights ...
This old Dominican convent is found on a centric square at the top of the most important commercial street in
Valencia, Colón. The building dates back to the time of Jaime I and the conquest of the city that ...
This is a 16th century building located in the historic quarter of the city. The architectural style is predominantly Plateresque
and Mudejar. The extraordinary 18th century chapel, dedicated to the Virgen del Rosario, can be found to the right ...