This church was founded in 1510 by the Dominican fathers Pedro de Cordoba, Anton de Montesinos, Bernardo de Santo Domingo and ... More
Iglesia del Convento Dominico
This church was founded in 1510 by the Dominican fathers Pedro de Cordoba, Anton de Montesinos, Bernardo de Santo Domingo and a lay brother. In 1532 the first chair of theology was established here, which in 1538 made way for the first university in America, today the Independent University of Santo Domingo. In 1746 repairs were made, including decorative baroque additions to the gothic structure of its façade. In 1825 it was closed, then later reopened to house various other religious orders, but in 1954 the Dominicans reclaimed their old home when the order returned to the country. Open to visitors one hour before the masses daily.
Discovered at the end of the 19th century by the Italian Don Juan Vicini, this lovely bathing spot lies in
exceptionally beautiful natural surroundings. The coral breakwater protects its warm, crystal clear waters from the waves of the Caribbean. ...
Founded in 1976, this museum was originally called The Gallery of Modern Art. In 1992, when only 900 works of
art were on display, most of them winners of contests sponsored bi annually by the museum, the President declared ...
This museum is located on the fifth floor of an award winning modern building. On display here are paintings and
sculptures dating from the post independence period (after 1844) through the 1960s. Works are separated into four chronological sections: ...
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