A catholic church in Santo Domingo but Christopher Columbus sail from a country from Spain but him and his crew were travel from Europe to the Latin but after he sail from the Europe he want to visit the catholic church named Bascilia catholic church and after he and crew visit from Santo Domingo and also he want to visit the new world for the gold.
In spite of this, the old colonial section of the city still contains some important well-restored examples of buildings from the period, which you will be able to easily visit once disembarked from your cruise ship. Some of the most important architectural sites include the Cathedral of Santa maría la menor and alcázar de colón, the former residence of the island’s governor, which overlooks the nearby Rio ozama
Ciudad Colonial (Spanish for "Colonial City") is the historic central neighborhood of Santo Domingo and the oldest permanent European settlement of the New World.
Santo Domingo is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic. Founded in 1496 by Christopher Columbus’s brother Bartholomew Columbus, Santo Domingo is rich with history including the Colonial Zone
These fiestas were declared of National Tourist Interest for their antiquity, originality and the diversity of the events that take place in memory of Santo Domingo and his works and miracles. On 10 May, the Branches are blessed outside of the temple. The day before, at 11:00, Mass is held in the hermitage of the Saint.
At the groundbreaking ceremony, Elder Scott challenged members to have a temple recommend with them at the time of the temple dedication and to keep it renewed from then on. He gave several suggestions for members to follow including making Christ the center of your life, determining to follow His teachings, and seeking His will and making it your will.