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Catedral Primada de America

Address: Calle Arzobispo Merino (on the south side of Columbus Sq.), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Phone Number: 809/682-3848
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Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This impressive cathedral, one of the earliest built in the Americas...
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Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This impressive cathedral, one of the earliest built in the Americas, is known for its dramatic architecture.
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We visited on a day trip to santo Domingo. Beautiful church. We could not go in because it was Sunday snd they were having a special mass. But it was beautiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Nice church to visit, not much to see but is good to learn about it. From here walk to zona colonial, calle de las damas, fort ozama and alcazar de colon. Then take a taxi to park of the three eyes, colombus lighthouse and then to malecon for lunch at Adrian tropical.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

we took the mini-bus, day trip tour from Punta Cana. It was $65 US pp, and I thought it was worth it. We toured Santo Domingo, and this church was quite interesting.

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I like picture and how was building and peace. its located in the center of old city. If you have time can walk to the El Conde Street its a beautifull place where you can buy gift for or eat and drink Dominican and International food. I don't like the noise around,

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have been there a few years ago with my 2 kids and we didn't like it. It is expensive and there is nothing to see except take sun and swim. So, don't pay for that excusion, it is not worht it.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

In the colonial zone of Santo Domingo, The Catedral Primada de America takes you back to another time.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

a wonderful experience, I strongly recommend it, especially those who likes fifteen century architecture. You should ware adequate close otherwise they provide you with it, its better to ale your own.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The cathedral is small by Euro standards, but is pretty incredible considering other historical architecture in the Americas. We liked that it was very bright - partly the window setup and also the white stones. Only took about 10 minutes to tour through it, but a must see.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you can feel history, go to this Cathedral. It's beautiful, so preserve, and come on, is the first in America. so you have to go to see it, if you're in Dominican Republic. The colonial city in Santo Domingo, is beautiful, so if you are in the Cathedral, take time (2 or 3 hours) to see around. Calle las... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is the first in america. Looks very beatiful and in good condition It has air conditioning The area has very interesting monuments all by foot

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