Catedral Primada de America, Santo Domingo

Gaze upon the beautiful golden coral-limestone facade, and immerse yourself in the rich history of Catedral Primada de America, the first cathedral to be built in the Americas. Take an audio guide on entry, available at a small extra charge, and admire the magnificent architecture of the 500-year-old structure, with its cross-vaulted ceilings and impressive scale. Be aware that the cathedral still functions as a place of worship, so any clothing deemed too revealing is forbidden. You should consider wearing long shorts and shirts before you visit, although you can cover up with wraps available at the entrance. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Catedral Primada de America by using our Santo Domingo attractions planning website .
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  • October 4, 2017
    The Cathedral is beautiful inside, well cared for, amazing structure. This is a great and worthy of visit and admire cultural and religious monument.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Wonderful monument, which you should not miss if you come to know the city of Santo Domingo, the Cathedral is the first in America and has the remains of Christopher Columbus,
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  • October 3, 2017
    Here's the street-Cathedral and Cathedral. The first and other regalia. Inside another. The beauty of the course. The guide said that Drake himself stayed here overnight after capturing the fortress. Thought-here perhaps I passed exactly in its wake. who would have thought ...
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  • November 12, 2016
    Breathtaking cathedral. Bring a camera with a good flash. A must see if you're in the area.
  • March 24, 2017
    this experience was good, because i never went and it was all in my mind
  • May 4, 2016
    Amazing works of sculpture and architecture. Worth the visit. And take the audio guide to better understand the meaning of each chapel.
  • April 18, 2017
    It is very beatiful
  • November 7, 2016
    Beautiful church nice architecture, relaxing park with good music and a lot of pigeons.

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