ZONA COLONIAL TOUR-THE FIRST CITY OF THE NEW WORLD –
Built in 1502 by Nicolás de Ovando and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1992, the Colonial City of Santo Domingo was the first city in the new world. Walk through its streets and immerse yourself in the rich history of the city, the first settlement of Christopher Columbus on his arrival in America.
8:00 AM-9:00 PM!
Enjoy this ten hour adventure in a luxury vehicle with a private, bilingual and certified tour guide. You will travel in all comfort through the history of this 500+ year old city.
You will be picked up from your hotel/ location area in Punta Cana, Bayahibe, La Romana or Santo Domingo. Once picked up, you will be driven to the Colonial Zone in a premium transpiration vehicle.
You will visit the Columbus Palace. Completed in 1514, it was the home of Christopher Columbus’ son, Diego. From the palace, the group will walk through the historic Plaza de España and onto Calle Las Damas, the first paved street of the New World. The ultimate destination is one of the most important sites in the Dominican Republis. The first cathedral of the New World, Cathedral de Santa Maria La Menor.
You will visit Pantheon, the Ruins, Museums, and all religious patriotic monuments. With the tour to Santo Domingo, you’ll experience the city’s rich history and the daily life of everyday Dominicans in their capital of 3 million inhabitants. Don’t forget to take all the iconic pictures you can, as the city is full of culture and history that you are sure to remember and enjoy.
(Lunch is not included in the price ). But ,we have to tell you the restaurants around the Columbus house are excellent. You can also ask to go to our favorite Italian restaurant in the world, within the city of Santo Domingo. Our drivers and guide, will make sure everything is customized to your wants and liking.
End your day with some shopping in Santo Domingo in one of three top malls. If you are more into food or history, your driver and guide will have some extra sites for you to view.
After ending your evening, our drivers will take you and your group back to your hotel/location.
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