Iglesia de San Lázaro

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Iglesia de San Lázaro information

Santo Domingo , Dominican Republic
cnr Santomé & Juan Isidro Pérez
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Completed in 1650, but altered several times since, this church was erected beside a hospital that treated people with infectious diseases. The church was constructed to give the patients hope – a commodity that no doubt was in short supply for patients with tuberculosis, leprosy and other common diseases of colonial times.