San Nicolás de Bari Hospital Ruins (Ruinas El Hospital San Nicolás)

Ave. Mercedes & Calle Hostos
Santo Domingo, 99 - Map It

AAA Editor Notes

San Nicolás de Bari Hospital Ruins (Ruinas El Hospital San Nicolás) are on Ave. Mercedes in the Colonial Zone. Stone walls remain from the first hospital to be erected in the Americas. A wooden building that had housed the sick and injured since 1503 was replaced in 1530 by the stone structure; records contain accounts of facilities that included a number of wards, a chapel and a cemetery.
Free.
Hours: Daily dawn-dusk.