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National Pantheon (Pantheon Nacional)

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Address: C/ Las Damas, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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This 18th-century Jesuit church is the resting place for many of the...

This 18th-century Jesuit church is the resting place for many of the greatest Dominican heroes.

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It's on the Route..see it

On the street Calle Las Damas,it is one of the Historical Buildings that you should see. Nothing that special. It was a Church that now houses the remains of National Figures in... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Lionel L
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This building is beautiful inside and out! There are a lot of interesting historical facts about it as well, so it is helpful to have a knowledgeable tour guide. Overall, this was a cool experience. The guards do a special walk and gun choreography (I'm not sure what else to call it) every now and again, which is impressive to... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The structure was built 1714-1746 as a Jesuit church and was renovated in 1956 to serve as a national mausoleum. Our visit was part of a walking tour of the city so we already had a guide who provided us with information about the site and those who are buried here. I understand it is free to visit this site.... More 

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Heathrow, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 370 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Panteón Nacional Dominicano An olde Historical 1700's Church, serving as... "Dominican Republic National Pantheon" Yesterday was an important moment in our second Homeland; it was presidential election day in La France. Two oposites side of political movement were on play... that crucial it was-yesterday- for France and the European Union As part of that "festive" occasion, after casting my vote,... More 

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Leeds
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were going out for a meal in the evening and before went for a walk round the colonial zone. It was lovely to find this open. It was a very tranquil place and also told an interesting story of some of the history of the Dominican Republic. It was also nice that it was free.

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Thank BigTribe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful building that when in the colonial zone you can easily visiti g during your walk. Not much to see just coffins of people important to Dominican history in one way or another. That being said you can skip the tour offered by the "guides" standing at the front door since they'll just load you up with... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Well worth a visit to see the great chandelier and the eternal flame guarded by immaculately dressed guards. No limitations on photographs.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Located in a very old edifice were all the heroes of the republic left their marks. very respectable place, a must see in the Dominican republic

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Trinidad
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

On the street Calle Las Damas,it is one of the Historical Buildings that you should see. Nothing that special. It was a Church that now houses the remains of National Figures in tombs. I like the paintings on the ceiling.

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Thank Lionel L
Gdansk, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The building was built as a church in the eighteenth century. At the time of the dictator Trujillo was rebuilt at a mausoleum for him. You can see the chandelier of General Franco and the bars of Hitler and swastikas. Trujillo never buried there. After the murder of his rise and fall of the dictatorship of the place turned into... More 

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of the top things to see in the colonial zone since it's the most important historical building in the entire country. The national pantheon is a place of pride and honor for the Dominican people.

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