Catedral de Santiago Apóstol

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Considered on of the central features of Santiago, the Cathedral has been the cultural center of the city since its consecration in 1895. While it is not particularly old, it is built in traditionalist styles and a beautiful church.


Guests to the city will be able to explore the church as well as the statues, memorials, and art located inside. You can also stay for a mass if you want.

Staying Close

Consider staying in Santiago De Los Caballeros if you plan on visiting Catedral de Santiago Apóstol, as travelers to this region of the Dominican Republic will be pleased to have easy site access for the duration of their trip. There are a fair number of lodgings in the area within the vicinity of this historical site.

Hotels near Catedral de Santiago Apóstol
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Hodelpa Centro Plaza Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.9 km) E
Aloha Sol Hotel and Casino Hotel 0.3 mi. (1.0 km) E
Hotel Colonial Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.5 km) N
Hotel Monterey Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.5 km) N
Hodelpa Gran Almirante Hotel and Casino Hotel 0.7 mi. (0.8 km) NNW
Matum Hotel And Casino Hotel 1.0 mi. (1.5 km) E
Hotel Platino Hotel 1.3 mi. (2.4 km) ESE

Location and What's Nearby

And, one of the most enjoyable possibilities while spending an afternoon exploring the area is sharing a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of this historical site. The closest restaurant is McDonald's Santiago, which offers American food. The restaurant is a small distance off, but distant enough that you might want to decide on employing some type of transportation to get there. Also close-by, you and your group will find eateries including Pandaria Cibao and Vista del Sol Restaurant where you and your group will be able to eat some Caribbean dishes and enjoy the culture of the Dominican Republic.


Operating Hours

The church is open to the public from 7:00am until 9:00pm, Monday through Sunday, though closes an hour early on Sunday.


Arrive at this attraction ready to pay the cost of admission, which you can nail down by phoning ahead.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (809) 581-8048

Location: Calle 16 de Agosto, Santiago De Los Caballeros, the Dominican Republic



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