The Best of Santo DomingoTour

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Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic

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The Dominican Republic’s capital offers you the chance to discover the historic sights of one of the oldest cities in the Caribbean. Is Santo Domingo the largest metropolitan area in the Caribbean? Why Santo Domingo’s Colonial Zone was declared a World Heritage Site? Why is Santo Domingo’s Conde Street the favorite of tourists? Which is the official language in Santo Domingo? You will have the chance to discover the historic Zona Colonial which is surrounded by walls and preserves a legacy which is dating back as far as the 1500s. The tour includes stops in the Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor, Monasterio de San Francisco, Fortaleza Ozama, Hospital San Nicolás de Bari, and other interesting sights. Get ready to experience the Dominican Republic from a different perspective. A local charismatic guide will reveal interesting facts about the capital’s history.

What's Included

Professional Local Tour Guide

What's Not Included

Fortaleza Ozama Admission Fees

Museum of the Royal Houses Admission Fees

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 70

Additional Info

  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

What To Expect

Fortaleza Ozama
The Ozama Fortress, originally known as the Homage Tower on the city wall. It is one of the remaining parts of the Santo Domingo Walls, which UNESCO recognizes as the oldest military fortification of European origin in the Americas and was designated as a World Heritage Site together with the other historical monuments of the Ciudad Colonial. The Spanish erected it between 1502 and 1508 at the gateway of Santo Domingo's Ciudad Colonial, Dominican Republic, overlooking the Ozama River. The castle, which is named after this river, is also known as "La Fortaleza" or "The Fortress."

22 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

The Catedral Primada de América, also known as the Catedral de Santo Domingo or the Baslica Menor of Santa Mara de la Encarnación, is an American cathedral and minor basilica dedicated to Saint Mara de la Encarnación. It is the oldest Cathedral in the Americas, erected by Pope Julius II in 1504 on Arzobispo Merio and Isabela La Católica streets in the Colonial City of Santo Domingo. The cathedral's architecture is Gothic in style, with ribbed vaults, solid walls, and three doors, two of which are Gothic in contrast to the third and major one, which is Plateresque Gothic in style. has a huge creative heritage consisting of altarpieces, paintings (including a table of the Virgen de la Altagracia from 1523), antique cabinets, furniture, monuments, and tombstones, among other things.

22 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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