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Ruinas del Hospital San Nicolás de Bari, Santo Domingo
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Ruinas del Hospital San Nicolás de Bari is located in Santo Domingo. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Santo Domingo holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Ruinas del Hospital San Nicolás de Bari and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Built in 1503 and founded by Nicolas de Ovando the island governor, is the first hospital in America. Together with the Cathedral and the university were the most important triad in the new world
Kind of in the same area as the Monasterio de San Francisco, you can make this part of your ruins tour of the Zona Colonial. It's surrounded by a fence with an adjacent car park which I suspect you co... read more »
Quem viu tanta coisa bonita na Republica dominicana está de bem com tudo. Até um monte de pedra empilhada como essa ruína vira um monte de fotos. Mas tem valor histórico por ser o primeiro hospital da... read more »Who saw so much beautiful in Dominican Republic is well with everything. Until a lot of stacked stone like that ruin a lot of pictures. But it has historic value because it is the first hospital in the Americas.show original
Huh Young Tae
Muy sucio y basura mucho
Marck A. RodriguezDominican Republic cultureshow original
Idrialis CastilloI was here to explore the small ruins and take a few pictures. I recommend you make pictures at sunset, before sunlight is lost. Excellent!show original
Ramon ReyesThe Hospital San Nicolás de Bari was the first hospital in America. It was built in 1503 in Santo Domingo de Guzman, capital of Hispaniola, current Dominican Republic. It was founded by Nicolás de Ovando, who was then Governor of the island. Along with the Cathedral of Santa Maria the younger, founded in 1512 and the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (founded in 1538) is one of the three first fruits of the new world in the island of Santo Domingo, which has made the Dominican Colonial zone has been declared World Heritage site by UNESCO. In principle consisted of three ships, of which the first and the last they were dedicated to the care of the sick and the central was a chapel. Already to 1552, the Governor ended the construction, however, the recurrent hurricanes and quakes typical of the island swept with the construction, of which today only ruins remain, visited by tourists.show original
Emil Montero ArbajeGood place to take photos, but mindful of the security in the area.show original
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