Panteon Nacional, Santo Domingo

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#5 of 36 in Historic Sites in Santo Domingo
Cemetery · Hidden Gem · Government Building
Visit Panteon 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. Make Panteon Nacional a part of your Santo Domingo vacation plans using our Santo Domingo driving holiday app.
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  • At the heart of Santo Domingo's "Ciudad Colonial", in its legendary "Calle Las Damas", the old "Iglesia de los Jesuitas", with its beautiful limestone facade. It was built by the priests of the...  more »
  • Amazing building, now a national mausoleum. Beautiful building with a soldier who ceremoniously stands guard  more »

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