National Pantheon (Pantheon Nacional), Santo Domingo
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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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  • This place is a where almost all our Independence heroes are. Is a basically a huge vault, marmol one I guess, very quiet and with permanent guards in there. If you like architecture this a good 5 min...  more »
  • The building is very beautiful, has a permanent honor guard and the eternal flame that evokes the freedom of the country, there are beautiful paintings and chandeliers, a beautiful place
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  • Were 17.11.2016 g. within the framework of excursions in Santo Domingo in the colonial part of it. Named in this part of the program guide was very dynamic, so figured only one that buried there are significant in the history of the Dominican Republic. Not at all on the sarcophagus there are slabs of sepulchral inscriptions. Or are they empty still pending, or secret. As on red square near the eternal fire, stands at the Pantheon on guard guard. Replaced every half hour. Due to the fact that the Beatles were more detailed guide to learn about this place.
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  • Very informative guides. Amazing displays of old artifacts.
  • They have one Puerto Rican who wants to have their remains sent back once it is independent.
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  • Heroes of the Revolution are buried here, looks like a huge church but a normal building from the outside.
  • a different experience magnificent painted ceiling by visiting a cemetery.
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