Ruins of Monasterio de San Francisco

Local nameRuinas de San Francisco
LocationLa Hispaniola, Dominican Republic

Monasterio de San Francisco in Santo Domingo de Guzmán, Dominican Republic, is a monastery that was built between 1509–1560, with the arrival of the Franciscan fathers. The ruin is one of the most important of the city. It is located in the Zona Colonial of Santo Domingo and has been declared part of the "Santo Domingo Colonial City", a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and a "Dominican heritage".

Recognized by the UNESCO for being the first and oldest monastery built in the Americas.

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Address (Unnamed Road), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Coordinates 18°28'36.985" N -69°53'8.804" E

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