Santo Domingo: Zona Colonial Guided Walking Tour

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Discover the history and culture of Santo Domingo on a guided walking tour. Visit the Parque Colón, the Plaza Mayor of the city, and its colonial architecture.

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Highlights

  • Discover the history and culture of Santo Domingo
  • Visit the Parque Colón, the Plaza Mayor of the city
  • Admire the beautiful colonial houses on the Las Damas street
  • Explore the Alcázar de Colón, a palace built in the colonial era
  • Museo de las Casas Reales

Description

Explore the Zona Colonial of Santo Domingo with a guided walking tour. Visit the Parque Colón, Las Damas Street, the Alcázar de Colón, the Museo de las Casas Reales, and the Calle del Conde. Begin your tour at Parque Colón, located in the heart of the historic center. This place is known as the Plaza Mayor of the city and is considered one of the most emblematic places in the area. Enjoy the colonial architecture and learn about the history of the city. Continue to Las Damas Street, one of the oldest streets in the city and one of the most important during the colonial era. Along this street, appreciate the beautiful colonial houses and their architecture, as well as learn some historical anecdotes related to this area. Next, arrive at the Alcázar de Colón, an impressive palace built in the colonial era and the residence of Diego Colón, son of Christopher Columbus, and his wife María de Toledo. This place is one of the most visited in the Zona Colonial and has a large amount of art and historical objects dating from the 16th century. The next stop is the Museo de las Casas Reales, a building that was constructed in 1511 and was used as the seat of the colonial government during the Spanish era. See a large amount of art and historical objects, as well as learn more about the history and culture of the Dominican Republic. Finally, arrive at Calle del Conde, one of the most important and busiest streets in the city, which offers a large number of shops, restaurants, and bars. This street is ideal for enjoying a relaxing walk and learning more about the daily life of the city.

Includes

Entrance to the Alcázar de Colón Entrance to the Museo de las Casas Reales Guided tour of the Zona Colonial Visit to Parque Colón Walk along Calle Las Damas Stroll down Calle del Conde

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