Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Pope John Paul II's 1979 Visit to Santo Domingo
Su Santidad Papa Juan Pablo II
El 25 de enero de 1979
Ciudad Primada de América
Ayuntamiento del Distrito Nacional
In memory of his first visit to America
January 25, 1979
First City of America
National City Council District
French and German versions not transcribed
Erected 2008 by Ayuntamiento del Distrito Nacional de Santo Domingo.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Peace. A significant historical date for this entry is January 25, 1979.
Location. 18° 28.385′ N, 69° 53.06′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional. Marker can be reached from Calle Arzobispo Merino. The marker and statue are in the northern portion of the western courtyard of the Cathedral. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional 10210, Dominican Republic. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First City Hall in the Americas (within shouting distance Cathedral of Santo Domingo, First of the Americas (within shouting distance of this marker); First Municipal Council in the Americas (within shouting distance of this marker); The Plaza of the Priests (within shouting distance of this marker); The Founding of the Listín Diario (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Francisco X. Billini (about 90 meters away); Borgellá's Palace (about 90 meters away); Antonio Maceo (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santo Domingo.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.