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“Outstanding example of colonial architecture”

Catedral Primada de America
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Santo Domingo City Tour Supreme
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Owner description: This impressive cathedral, one of the earliest built in the Americas, is known for its dramatic architecture.
Reviewed August 2, 2014

If you like History, architecture and art, especially colonial art, then you will enjoy the Cathedral of Santo Domingo. If you're also a catholic, even more!

Thank ArturoFeliz
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"beautiful church"
in 37 reviews
"stained glass"
in 10 reviews
"oldest cathedral"
in 37 reviews
"wearing shorts"
in 8 reviews
"audio guide"
in 46 reviews
"dress code"
in 9 reviews
"side chapels"
in 9 reviews
"gothic style"
in 8 reviews
"santa maria"
in 8 reviews
"western hemisphere"
in 13 reviews
"francis drake"
in 9 reviews
"lots of history"
in 14 reviews
"dominican republic"
in 35 reviews
"colonial zone"
in 32 reviews
"visiting santo domingo"
in 11 reviews
"entrance fee"
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"take pictures"
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Reviewed July 30, 2014

I was impressed with the condition of everything considering it was built in the 1500's The vendors outside however were a nuisance.

Thank kc4ness
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Reviewed July 15, 2014

For this reason alone, the cathedral is worth a visit. It opens out onto a shady plaza where you can do some people watching as well. There is an entrance fee. Not as spectacular inside as some of the churches in other Spanish colonial towns, but still interesting.

Thank KANewYork
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Reviewed July 7, 2014

Really one of the most historically significant buildings in the America's! Many great features!
Don't miss!!!

Thank BlondeSeminole
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Reviewed July 4, 2014

For being such an important symbol, there is very little information available in the audio-tours. It is also unpleasant trying to visit because you are harassed by hordes of 'tour guides' and vendors blocks before you get there.

Thank viress
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