Santo Domingo: Iconic Highlights and historical Tour

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A cultural day out, exploring the capital city, the oldest city in the Americas and whose colonial zone has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.


  • Explore Santo Domingo on a day trip from Punta Cana
  • Discover the first city established in the Americas on a Guided Tour
  • Stop to admire monuments like the National Presidential Palace
  • Lunch is provided along with Round-Trip Vehicle Transport


Visit the house built by Columbus, the Cathedral and see the Christopher Columbus lighthouse, the explorer’s final resting place. Soak up the atmosphere of the oldest street of the new world “Calle las Damas” and experience a Dominican market where the bargains are endless & bartering is fun. Swap the beaches of Punta Cana with culture and history on this full-day tour to Santo Domingo, which includes transfers, entrance fees, lunch, and a guide to provide more background on Santo Domingo and different attractions. Your day starts with pickup from your Punta Cana hotel by air-conditioned vehicle. Soak up the scenery on the drive to Santo Domingo. Pass by Calle las Damas, the first paved road in the Americas, then visit the Alcazar de Colon, built by Christopher Columbus’ son, Diego. Pass by the National Palace and Theater of Fine Arts, then stop at the Museum of the Royal Houses for a quick visit. Visit the Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor, the oldest cathedral in the Americas, followed by a walk around the Colonial Zone. On the way back to Punta Cana, pass by the Columbus Lighthouse. The tour ends with drop-off at your hotel in Punta Cana or Santo Domingo


Transportation from your Punta Cana Resort included in the Tour Price Dominican Style lunch Included. Indulge yourself with a variety of tasty dishes Professional Tour Guide Entry/Admission to the most iconic and historical places The 3 Eyes National Park Ciudad Colonial (Zona Colonial) Ozama Fort (Fortaleza Ozama) Columbus Lighthouse (Faro A Colon) Malecon Calle Las Damas Columbus Park The Alcazar of Columbus Panteon Nacional

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