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

Catedral de Santiago Apóstol is located in Santiago De Los Caballeros, ensuring those visiting this part of the Dominican Republic will have easy site access during their time there. Though this location isn't packed wall-to-wall with tourists, you'll nevertheless find a reasonably good selection of hotel options to choose from.

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

Of course, one of the most enjoyable possibilities while spending some time exploring the area could be chowing down on a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of this historical site. McDonald's Santiago, which offers American meals, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. The restaurant is maybe around a few hundred yards from this landmark, so grab a table and enjoy a meal. Pandaria Cibao and Vista del Sol Restaurant are additional restaurant options close to Catedral de Santiago Apóstol. At Vista del Sol Restaurant you and your companions may eat some Caribbean meals and experience 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 site prepared to pay for the cost of admission, which your party can figure out 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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