Dominican Republic

Text and postcard courtesy of Stefanie de Pimentel and Academia de las Culturas Internacionales.

Colonial Heritage - Primera Catedral (Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación):

Around 1520, work started to turn a small town church into the Americas' first cathedral.  Though by 1535, it had practically been completed, it took eleven more years to finish the building completely.


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