Basilica Cathedral of Santa María la Menor of Santo Domingo

The first cathedral of the New World in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo .






Cathedral Santa Maria la Menor

Description of the cathedral in the Colonial Zone

The Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor also known as Catedral Primada de América is dedicated to St. Mary of the Incarnation.
Construction began in 1512 and ended in 1546, it has a total area of over 3000 square meters on three levels. Each ship is 23 meters wide and the largest has a length of 54 meters. The maximum height of 16 meters. The Cathedral Santa Maria la Menor has 14 side chapels and three doors.
Chapel of Santa Ana.
Chapel of San Juan Bautista.
Chapel of Sacrement Beni.
Chapel of San Pedro.
Chapel of San Francisco de Paula.
Chapel of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Chapel of Jesús en la Columna.
Chapel of Nuestra Senora de la Antigua.
Chapel of Nuestra Senora Altagracia.
Chapel of Nuestra Senora de la Luz de los Dolores.
Chapel of San Cosme y San Damián.
Chapel of Cristo de la Agonia.
Chapel of Virgen de los Dolores and San Miguel.
Chapel de las Animas or Zuazo.

To visit the Cathedral and the many historical monuments, the ideal is to choose a hotel in the Colonial Zone or hotel on the Malcon of St Domingo.



Photos of the Catedral Primada de América

Cathedral in the Colonial Zone
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Location - Access in the Colonial Zone

The Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor is located near the street Arzobispo Merino in the Park in Colon, Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo.

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Price: Free.

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2 opinion :
- le 05/01/2017
Fantastic cathedral !!! When we think it is the oldest of the Americas. Holy Mary of the Incarnation.
- le 22/08/2016
To see during a visit of the Colonial Zone.

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