Dominican Order

The Dominican Order is a Catholic religious order founded by Saint Dominic in the 13th century.

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Bamberg Dominikanerkloster
City of Luxembourg "In 1602, the Dominicans built a monastery around the Trinity Church. When the Jesuits established themselves nearby and built the Athénée de Luxembourg and the Jesuit church, (...) the Dominicans moved to the Fishmarket, and in 1628 sold the monastery and church to the Congrégation Notre-Dame des chanoinesses de Saint-Augustin."
Cordoba Convent of the Crucified Jesus
Cuenca Convento San Pablo
Cuzco Santa Domingo Church and Convent, built over the Inca Koricancha (temple to the Sun)
Dubrovnik Dominican Monastery
Ferrara Chiesa di San Domenico
Florence "Santa Maria Novella (...) is the first great basilica in Florence, and is the city's principal Dominican church."
Granada Convento de Santa Catalina de Siena
Ibiza Dominican monastery & church within the walls of Dalt Vila
Kraków Basilica of Holy Trinity: "The Dominicans came in 1222 to Kraków. After the Tatars destroyed this monastery, they rebuilt it. Duke Leszek, the Black of Kraków, and Bishop Iwo Odrowaz were buried inside the church in the 13th century. Also the great Italian Humanist Fillipo Callimachus was buried there in the 15th century. His grave was made by Veit Stoss and Peter Vischer. " (wikivoyage)
L'viv Dominican Church
Lübeck Burgkloster
Mexico City and Xochimilco The most important seat of the Dominican order in Mexico was the Church and Convent of Santo Domingo, at Belisario Rodríguez S/N, with only the present church (XVIII) and the Capilla del Señor de la Expiración remaining of the former complex, also affected by the "Ley de Desamortización", which motivated the opening of the Leandro Valle street and the 23 de Mayo square. In its heyday, was one of the richest monastic communities in the Americas, which is shown in its temple, designed by Pedro de Arrieta.
Monastery of Batalha Dominican convent
Oaxaca and Monte Alban Church of Santo Domingo de Guzmán: the church and monastery were founded by the Dominican Order. The facade of the church depicts the founder of the Dominican order - cradling a church in his hand. (wiki)
Old City of Berne Französische Kirche
Panamá Remains of a Dominican Church at Panama Viejo
Popocatepetl monasteries
Puebla The Rosary Chapel is in the Dominican church
Querétaro Templo de Santo Domingo was founded by the Domincans
Quito Monastery of San Domingo
Salvador de Bahia Church of St. Dominic of Guzman
San Cristobal de La Laguna the Dominican Convent of Santa Catalina de Siena
Santa Ana de los Rios de Cuenca Church of Santo Domingo
Santa Maria delle Grazie Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie
Santiago de Compostela Convent and Church of San Domingos de Bonaval - said to be founded in 1220 by Santo Domingo de Guzmán
Siena The Basilica of San Domenico
Stralsund and Wismar Schwarzes Kloster (Wismar)
Urbino The construction of the church of San Domenico (1362-1365) was commissioned by the Dominican Order. Originally, there was a Dominican convent next to the church. This was demolished in the 19th century.
Val di Noto San Domenico at Noto, Domenican convent at Caltagirone
Venice and its Lagoon Basilica Santi Giovanni e Paolo
Vienna Dominican convent
Visby Ruins of St Nicolai kyrka was found by Dominican Monk
Wachau Cultural Landscape Dominican Monastery at Krems
Willemstad Dominican Order built the Pietermaai Cathedral
Zacatecas Church of Santo Domingo: It was taken over by the Dominicans when the Jesuits were expelled from Mexico in the 18th century. (wiki)


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