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Cathedral of Santa María la Menor, Santo Domingo

Cathedral of Santa María la Menor - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Cathedral of Santa María la Menor
Calle Arzobispo Meriño, Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicMap
+1 809 689 1920
Neighborhood: Colonial Zone
Overview

Cathedral of Santa María­ la Menor, or Catedral Primada de América, is the most important monument in Santo Domingo. It was constructed from 1514 to 1546 and includes Romanesque characteristics and the main facade was built out of coral rock. The chapels were built later than the main temple, and until 1992 one chapel housed the remains of Christopher Columbus. Visit and enjoy the beauty of the late Gothic architecture.

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Cathedral of Santa María la Menor General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
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