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This 18th-century Jesuit church is the resting place for many of the greatest Dominican heroes.
C/ Las Damas | Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo 10210, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Here we stumbled into a tour guide who gave us a fantastic walking tour of the Zona Colonial afterwards. The Pantheon itself is nice to see if you’re in the Calle Las Damas anyway, but I wouldn’t go the extra mile just for it.

Thank Katrin R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting and solemn in a beautiful colonial building. If you're lucky you can see the Guard Change. Visit if you are nearby

Thank Luiz44
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This nearly three hundred year old building has unique history. From being used originally as a church , to a warehouse, a theater, and now a national mausoleum. Definitely worth a visit to see the history.

Thank MandC0218
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Very educative site good for tourist that want to learn more about the Caribbean Martires and the history of the Dominican Peers

Thank CharlieB2336
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I live to see all historical site but this visit was not even worth it, when walking in the "soldiers" that were suppose to be guarding the entrance ask me for money with is low for them actually to do since they are the to...More

Thank anacotton27
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Beautiful architecture and murals. Rich mahogany woodwork throughout. Several national heroes are interred here, so the place is pin-drop quiet which is a nice change from the rest of the colonial zone. While we were touring, we got to see the changing of the guard...More

Thank Kenneth C
Reviewed 14 June 2018

You don't need much time here, but you need to be close enough to hear the tour guide or research before hand. The ceiling painting is beautiful. This is really something to see.

Thank Abby G
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Great building full of history. So many churches so little time. Would recommend doing the chi chi trip to capture all of them.

Thank nicola R
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Very well presented quick stop on a tour History history everywhere Really enjoyed it it’s a must see

Thank iriding
Reviewed 10 May 2018

entrance is free,a great way to showcase National heroes.The building itself is impressive and it's "on the way" to other sights.

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