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Santo Domingo el Antiguo, Toledo

Santo Domingo, approached from a picturesque alley near San Roman. View all images in our Santo Domingo el Antiguo Photo Gallery.
Inside Santo Domingo. Photo © Go Toledo.

A few minutes' walk north of San Román in Toledo is Santo Domingo, a 16th-century convent church with El Greco connections.

What to See

Santo Domingo contains the earliest of El Greco's Toledo paintings as well as the crypt where the artist is believed to be buried (visible through a peephole in the floor).

The friendly nuns at the convent are happy to show visitors around an odd little museum that includes documents bearing El Greco's signature.

Quick Facts on Santo Domingo el Antiguo

Site Information
Names:Santo Domingo el Antiguo; Santo Domingo el Antiguo, Toledo
City:Toledo
Country:Spain
Faiths:Christianity; Catholic
Visitor and Contact Information
Location:Toledo, Spain
Coordinates:39.859328° N, 4.029064° W  (view on Google Maps)
Lodging:View hotels near this location
Note: This information was accurate when first published and we do our best to keep it updated, but details such as opening hours can change without notice. To avoid disappointment, please check with the site directly before making a special trip.

Map of Santo Domingo el Antiguo

Below is a location map and aerial view of Santo Domingo el Antiguo. Using the buttons on the left (or the wheel on your mouse), you can zoom in for a closer look, or zoom out to get your bearings. To move around, click and drag the map with your mouse.

References

  1. Personal visit (April 2, 2007; exterior only).
  2. Fodor's Spain.

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Title:Santo Domingo el Antiguo, Toledo
Author:Holly Hayes
Last updated:10/26/2009
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