These ruins once made up the first monastery of the New World. Built for the Franciscans in 1504, it was partially destroyed and rebuilt several times in its history. In 1809, the monastery collapsed, and the stones reused by the Haitians during their occupation. Officially marking the end of the building as a religious institution.
Visitors are welcomed to explore the renovated monastery, and explore the halls of orange stone in this impressive structure.
You may enjoy staying in Zona Colonial if you plan on visiting Ruinas Monasterio De San Francisco , since those visiting this area of the Dominican Republic will be pleased to have easy site access during their visit. If you want to stay somewhere near Ruinas Monasterio De San Francisco , you'll enjoy a moderate selection of nearby accommodations to choose from.
|Hotel||0.1 mi. (0.4 km)||E|
|Hostal Nomandas||Hostel||0.1 mi. (0.3 km)||S|
|Sofitel Frances Santo Domingo||Hotel||0.1 mi. (0.2 km)||SSE|
|Guest house||0.2 mi. (0.2 km)||SE|
|Hotel Conde De Penalba||Hotel||0.2 mi. (0.1 km)||SSE|
|Hotel Palacio||Hotel||0.2 mi. (0.1 km)||S|
|Hostal Nicolas De Ovando||Hotel||0.2 mi. (0.3 km)||SE|
Spry travelers will also be engaged by the area because of the ample availability of open-air options. Historic site patrons with a keen interest in golf should consider going to the closest course, Isabel Villas Golf. Free moments can also be enjoyed at Montesinos Beach, the nearest beach. While the options above may be the most convenient to access, you'll still have access to at least a few other similar outdoor options. Visitors will discover a fair number of other local attractions in the vicinity. Just a short distance away you will find two additional alluring attractions close by--Museo Mundo De Ambar and Casa Del Cordon.
The daily schedule for this historical site is not readily available, meaning that your party's top chance at success is phoning ahead to ensure the building will be up and running when you and your companions intend to head over.
If you need to know the price of admission, call Ruinas Monasterio De San Francisco beforehand to determine how much they charge, or if they do at all.
Phone Number: (809) 687-4722
Location: Calle Hostos at Calle Emiliano, Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic
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