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Catedral Primada de America

Calle Arzobispo Merino, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-682-3848
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This impressive cathedral, one of the earliest built in the Americas, is known for its dramatic architecture.
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Calle Arzobispo Merino, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-682-3848
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cathedral Primada of America is the oldest building in the old world. It is the first of the Americas, built by the colonizers of Hispaniola. A majestic and impressive architecture will captivate people who appreciate art and design. It is a historical place and...More

Thank Rafael A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here from trip from Punta Cana but was told it was only one & half hours on the coach. More like over 3 hours. Lovely cathedral though in the first city of the Americas

Thank AndyMM1963
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is not the european style of construcion It s not notre dame from paris But it s just beautifull The atmosphere inside is unique It s surrounding sith a lot of peoples Restaurants , bar , painters, musicians It s unique place in the...More

Thank Laurent T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cathedral is very old and the architecture is beautiful. Definitely worth a look while you are sightseeing.

Thank Cowboy4fillies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great visit to this cathedral one of the oldest in the "new world". It was nice to listen to the tour machines in your specified language and learn more about Santo Domingo. Children were able to cool off from the bright sun. Woman must have...More

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first cathedral in the entire America! It is nice to visit it. Moreover, the place can be visit with an audio guide.

Thank Mattia R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very well kept; we went for the sunday mass, it has air conditioning! The place is full of history being the first cathedral of the americas After the mass they greet and wellcome the turists After mass you can taje a stroll around and there...More

Thank JoseGGoncalvesR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most iconic monument in The New World, due is the First Cathedral build in America, the structure is quite different from so many in Latin America and Spain

Thank RubenG1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the pesos for the audio guide. Amazing history and architecture. It's a must see. If you can wear pants, otherwise you will be asked to cover up with a provided wrap.

Thank wateryhobos
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

This Cathedral is a nice stop on your tour of the Colonial Zone. It is an active Catholic Church that offered Mass, etc. It cost like a dollar to go in 😅 Ladies wearing shorts must wrap a blanket around their waste. Guys do not...More

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October 5, 2015|
Response from ajps1020 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall exactly but it was something like US$4 approximately.
April 6, 2015|
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Response from Aberaha | Reviewed this property |
Certainly had no problem there. Still recommend the visit
February 25, 2015|
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Response from patty_montandon | Reviewed this property |
Yes this the first Catholic Church in all America, founded in 1512. It's very impressive and interesting, should be in better condition but our government dont take care of our most valuable and historical resources.