National Pantheon (Pantheon Nacional), Santo Domingo

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#5 of 21 in Historic Sites in Santo Domingo
Government Building Cemetery
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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  • If you walk by the colonial zone, it is inevitable to visit this mausoleum. It is a very neat and architecturally beautiful building. Furthermore, the remains of the heroes of the country there are housed.
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  • a rather featureless shrine, outside architecture is interesting, would not plan more than a 10 minute visit  more »
  • It is a beautiful old church transformed into a pantheon of recognition to people who gave much for the country. A cool and quiet rest in the midst of the heat.
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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.

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