Fodor's Expert Review Iglesia y Convento Domínico

Zona Colonial Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Founded in 1510, this graceful building is still a Dominican church and convent. Note the prominent and beautiful rose window. In 1538, Pope Paul III visited here and was so impressed with the lectures on theology that he granted the church and convent the title of university, making it the oldest institution of higher learning in the New World.

Religious Building/Site/Shrine

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Calle Padre Bellini and Calle Duarte
Santo Domingo, Nacional  10210, Dominican Republic

809-682–3780

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