Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Palace of the Governors
Palacio de los Gobernadores de la isla Española
Capitanes generales y presidente de la Real Audiencia,
primero de America construido alrededor de 1512
Sirvio de residencia a estos funcionarios reales durante la epoca colonial. En el periodo republicano
fue sede del gobierno nacional hasta el
año de 1947.
Con motivo XX aniversario de la fundacion
Captains general and the president of the Royal Court, first in the Americas,
had it built around 1512, and it was used as the residence of these royal officials during the colonial era. In the Republican period it hosted the national government until 1947.
On occasion of the twentieth anniversary of the foundation
Location. 18° 28.565′ N, 69° 52.981′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional. Marker can be reached from Calle Las Damas. The marker is on the northeast corner of the building, near to the large patio of the Diego Colón residence. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional 10212, Dominican Republic. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Colonial City of Santo Domingo (within shouting distance of this marker); The Residence of Treasurer Cristóbal de Santa Clara (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapel of Our Lady of the Remedies (within shouting distance of this marker); House of the Jesuits (within shouting distance of this marker); Nicolás de Ovando (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dávila House (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Pantheon of the Nation (about 120 meters away); 1505 Colonial House (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santo Domingo.
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 3, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 3, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.