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Santo Domingo: Full Day of Cultural Attractions

Product ID: 185852
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Discover the first European city of the Americas. Here is where the first Cathedral was built, the first Bishop sanctified, the first Governor resided, and the first hospital opened.
About this activity
Duration 7.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live guide
English

Pick-up service

Your accommodation in the Old City District of Santo Domingo, Zona Colonial (exceptions may apply). A pickup in another part of Santo Domingo is available at an extra charge.
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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Stroll through the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Santo Domingo
  • Visit Alcazar de Colon, which was the palace of Diego Columbus
  • Walk on the first cobblestone street in the Americas
  • Enjoy a typical lunch in a colonial setting
  • Immerse yourself in the cave system of Los Tres Ojos
Full description
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.
Includes
  • Pick up and drop-off at your accommodation
  • Entrance fees
  • A local tour guide
  • Lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Souvenirs
  • Gratuities

When you get there

Know before you go
• Please bring sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, and a camera
• The tour begins at 9.30 AM and ends at 04.30
• The tour duration is approximately 7.5 hours