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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  • It is the first cathedral in America, created with fine architectural details of the colonial era. There are masses, religious celebrations, weddings ect located in the zona colonial, the Earl Street. It is worth visiting it. It is magical
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  • It is a really beautiful place highly conserved, was guided and the place is air-conditioned, so it is comforting to those who visit it. Highly recommended
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  • Excellent, way to share family ours, a fun way of learning about our culture, amazing and impressive architecture.
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  • Breathtaking cathedral. Bring a camera with a good flash. A must see if you're in the area.
  • this experience was good, because i never went and it was all in my mind
  • Amazing works of sculpture and architecture. Worth the visit. And take the audio guide to better understand the meaning of each chapel.
  • It is very beatiful
  • Beautiful church nice architecture, relaxing park with good music and a lot of pigeons.

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