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The French Embassy

Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo

Edificacion construida
por orden del Gobernador
Ovando a partir del 1502
Sirvio de morada
a importantes personajes
Ha servido de sede a
instituciones publicas
del estado
Tradicionalmente se
conocia como la casa
de Hernan Cortes
Restaurada por el Gobierno
Constitucional en 1978
y remodelada en 1999
por la Republica Francesa

English translation:
This building was constructed by order of Governor Ovando starting in 1502. It served as a residence for many important persons. It has been the headquarters for many public institutions. Traditionally it is known as the house of Hernán Cortés. It was restored by the Constitutional Government in 1978 and remodeled in 1999 by the government of France.

(Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.


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