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This is one of the many places in the Colonial Zone that shows how proud the people are of their liberators and their glorious history! It’s a beautiful building. Now I realize why Puerto Rico is not as passionate about the history of the island......More
There’s so much history in the Dominican Republic and so many places to visit to learn about it. This is one of them, it’s full of interesting facts. I loved it here it was short visit and is very well kept. I walked in at...More
Not a particularly interesting place to visit , but worth the effort since this classical building does offer some insight into Dominican history , and it's so near other historical attractions in "downtown" ( colonial section ) Santo Domingo .
We visited this remarkable building, which has been lovingly and beautifully restored, on Tuesday 16th April as part of our tour of the Colonial City of Santo Domingo.
The building was previuosly a Jesuit Church, but has been sympathetically converted into the Panteon de la...More
Lovely paintings. hard to believe that they are so old and well maintained. One would think that they had been touched up but I was told that they have never been touched.
Make sure you take off your hat; they consider this disrespectful. Hard to...More
This was obviously a church at one time, and it is only the inside that has changed. There is an eternal flame in the centre, and a beautiful domed ceiling above what used to be the altar. It is free to enter the building.
In 1958, the Church of the Jesuits was converted into a mausoleum that houses the physical remains of Santo Domingo’s heroes including the first president of the Republic General Santana. Before it became a national mausoleum, it was once a tobacco store, theater and home...More