Catedral Primada de America, Santo Domingo

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 1,900+ reviews on the web
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. Use our Santo Domingo itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Catedral Primada de America and other attractions in Santo Domingo.
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  • Purchase tickets to get audio device to follow the numbers as shown in the various area. Very interest to listen and see the history behind this great church Plan on spendings mor than one hour 
  • Beautiful Cathedral and all of it having his paintings their representations, the fervor of the pueblo.el love of the people, loved the friendliness of the people, I was fascinated, wonderful
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  • Entering the Cathedral Primada de America was a wonderful experience... the excitement that pervades the soul of thought at the time that was built was beautiful...
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  • Hermoso lugar
  • Be sure to be "well dressed" (no shorts pants, no short skirts, no short dressed, no naked back, no naked front)... Otherwise you won't be able to enter.
  • Amazing works of sculpture and architecture. Worth the visit. And take the audio guide to better understand the meaning of each chapel.
  • Very nice looking from the outside, mostly only for private events.
  • If you come to Santo Domingo you must see the Catedral, remember it is the first Catedral build jn the hole America.
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