National Pantheon (Pantheon Nacional), Santo Domingo

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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  • August 14, 2017
    We have spend whole day visiting Santo Domingo. It was really nice and HOT :). We have seen a lot of historical places and monuments. I have to admit National Pantheon is a very nice and worth to see....  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Stop by for few minutes while walking streets of Zona Colonial. Not much special but it is part of historical district.  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    Ancient Church of the Jesuits that today is a mausoleum that houses remains of characters from the history of Dominican Republic. The stop is very short and is passing to the Alcázar de Colón or the Ozama fortress; and you definitely have to be accompanied by one of the guides, perhaps one of those found at the entrance to this place, tell us the story and take a true meaning of this place. The building is beautiful and has a guard of honor.
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  • March 20, 2017
    National Landmark, here lies a few of our independence heroes. Solemn and very well taken care of.
  • January 26, 2017
    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.
  • January 15, 2017
    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
  • March 20, 2017
    Beautiful building and respect for these historical figures.
  • August 10, 2016
    Very informative guides. Amazing displays of old artifacts.

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