Italia’s guidebook

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Italia’s guidebook

Sightseeing
The Cathedral of Santa Maria Menor in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo is dedicated to St. Mary of the Incarnation. It is the Oldest cathedral in the Americas, begun in 1512 and completed in 1540. It is the Cathedral of the Archbishop of Santo Domingo who has the honorary title of Primate of the Americas because Santo Domingo was the first Catholic diocese established in the new world. The Cathedral is fronted with a golden-tinted coral limestone façade, the church combines elements of both Gothic and Baroque with some lavish plateresque styles as exemplified by the high altar chiseled out of silver. There is also treasury which has an excellent art collection of ancient woodcarvings, furnishings, funerary monuments, silver, and jewelry.
Basilica Cathedral of Santa María la Menor
The Cathedral of Santa Maria Menor in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo is dedicated to St. Mary of the Incarnation. It is the Oldest cathedral in the Americas, begun in 1512 and completed in 1540. It is the Cathedral of the Archbishop of Santo Domingo who has the honorary title of Primate of the Americas because Santo Domingo was the first Catholic diocese established in the new world. The Cathedral is fronted with a golden-tinted coral limestone façade, the church combines elements of both Gothic and Baroque with some lavish plateresque styles as exemplified by the high altar chiseled out of silver. There is also treasury which has an excellent art collection of ancient woodcarvings, furnishings, funerary monuments, silver, and jewelry.
Food scene
Delisious bakery! Great Pastry, coffee and breakfast
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Delisious bakery! Great Pastry, coffee and breakfast