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Iglesia Regina Angelor and Iglesia Las Mercedes

Zona Colonial 
Declared a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1991, the Colonial City of Santo Domingo (La Zona Colonial) is 16 square blocks laid out in a grid system between forts. The first and largest European urban settlement in the Americas, La Zona (as it is commonly known) has many firsts of the New World with the first cathedral, hospital, palace, paved street, university and more. The two most visited monuments are the Cathedral and the Columbus Palace (Alcazar).