Santo Domingo
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  • Punta Cana: Full-Day Santo Domingo Tour

    1. Punta Cana: Full-Day Santo Domingo Tour

    Discover the oldest permanent city established by Europeans in the Western Hemisphere, Santo Domingo. ‘La Capital,’ as it’s typically called, is a collage of cultures and neighborhoods with the Colonial Zone, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, at its heart. On this day trip, explore the city with a local guide, and pay a visit to the Ron Barceló Rum Museum on your way there. After pickup at your hotel in the Punta Cana area between 6:30 AM-7:15 AM, make your way first to the Ron Barceló Museum in San Pedro Macoris. Once there, take a 45-minute tour with a specialized rum guide. See the barrel areas and learn about the bottling process, as well as the history of the Caribbean rum industry. At the end of the tour, kick off your morning with a bang with an open tasting bar. Next, head to Santo Domingo and its Colonial Zone for your guided tour of the city. Walk along iconic and unique streets ...

  • Santo Domingo: Full or Half-Day City Tours

    2. Santo Domingo: Full or Half-Day City Tours

    Here is where the first Cathedral was built, where the first Bishop was sanctified, where the first Governor resided, and where the first hospital opened. The city has a lot of cultural attributes and architectural sites of interest, like nowhere else on the Hispaniola island. The walking tour starts in the historic colonial part of the city, which is a recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site. The trip includes palaces, forts, museums, churches, and plazas. During the stroll, visit the Palace of Diego Columbus, the first Cathedral of the New World. Walk on Calle Las Damas, the first cobblestone street, and stroll down the pedestrian street El Conde.

    My guide was great. They picked me up on time and he knew his history. Lots of walking and love the musuem head phones. It was great

  • Santo Domingo: Full Day of Cultural Attractions

    3. Santo Domingo: Full Day of Cultural Attractions

    Begin in the historic colonial part of the city, which is a recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site. During the stroll, visit the Palace of Diego Columbus, the historic museum Casas Reales, the Palace of the first Governor, the Cathedral, and the Colon Park. Walk on Calle Las Damas, which was the first cobblestone street, and stroll down the pedestrian street El Conde.  After lunch, visit the places of interest outside the old city district. Take a ride to the east side of the city to the famous light tower Faro a Colón, which is a Mausoleum rumored to entomb Christopher Columbus. Then visit the cave system Los Tres Ojos with subterranean courses of rivers and dripstone caves.

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Entertaining tour on foot with the highlights of the city

The guide will pick you up at Hotel Villa Colonial on time. You walk through the old town, first over the Conde - the pedestrian street - and then through the most important streets to the Plaza Colon, which is lined with many restaurants. Entertaining anecdotes from the guide about the history and development of Santo Domingo.

My guide was great. They picked me up on time and he knew his history. Lots of walking and love the musuem head phones. It was great