Ciudad Colonial in 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
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Government & Politics • Man-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1512.
Location. 18° 28.565′ N, 69° 52.981′ W. Marker is in Ciudad Colonial, Distrito Nacional, in Santo Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ciudad Colonial, 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 Ciudad Colonial.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 3, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 3, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.