National Pantheon (Pantheon Nacional), Santo Domingo

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Cemetery Religious Site
Visit National Pantheon (Pantheon Nacional) to appreciate the building's historical significance. Upon completion in the 18th century, it served as a Jesuit church. After 1767, the grand building became a tobacco warehouse, then a theater, until finally becoming a mausoleum and monument to national unity. Many of the country's most venerated citizens, including politicians, philosophers, and writers, have their final resting place here. Take a guided tour of the building to learn about each person's contribution to Dominican society and history. Add National Pantheon (Pantheon Nacional) to your Santo Domingo travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Santo Domingo trip builder.
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  • We were taken round the pantheon as part of a tour. The guard is changed every hour. The building and contents are worth visiting  more »
  • This building is beautiful inside and out! There are a lot of interesting historical facts about it as well, so it is helpful to have a knowledgeable tour guide. Overall, this was a cool experience. T...  more »
  • The structure was built 1714-1746 as a Jesuit church and was renovated in 1956 to serve as a national mausoleum. Our visit was part of a walking tour of the city so we already had a guide who provided...  more »
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  • National Landmark, here lies a few of our independence heroes. Solemn and very well taken care of.
  • Beautiful ornate tombs of significant contributors to the Dominican Republic. It's free to walk in and loon around but local guides will charge for a tour.
  • It is a very interesting place but the guide said the tour was free but at the end try to charge a lot of money, pretending it is a collaboration
  • Beautiful building and respect for these historical figures.
  • Very informative guides. Amazing displays of old artifacts.