Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
The Church and Convent of Santa Clara
Iglesia y Convento de Santa Clara
Edificado en 1522 por Don Rodrigo Pimentel, cuyo escudo de armas ostenta la puerta principal de la iglesia. Sirvió de asilo y claustro a las monjas Clarisas.
Built in 1522 by Rodrigo Pimentel, whose coat of arms graces the principal entryway to the church. It served as asylum and cloister of the Poor Clare nuns.
Erected by Ministerio de Cultura.
Location. 18° 28.341′ N, 69° 52.984′ W. Marker is in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional. Marker is on Calle Padre Billini just east of Calle Isabel la Católica, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Plaza of the Priests (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Founding of the Listín Diario (about 90 meters away); Cathedral of Santo Domingo, First of the Americas (about 150 meters away); Borgellá's Palace (about 150 meters away); Pope John Paul II's 1979 Visit to Santo Domingo (about Antonio Maceo (about 180 meters away); First City Hall in the Americas (about 180 meters away); The House of the Rectory (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santo Domingo.
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 12, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 12, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.