Santo Domingo City Full-Day Tour

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From $129.00

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Santo Domingo is brimming with architectural and historical gems. It's a city that tells a fascinating story, as it was the first city established in the ‘New World' by Europeans. Luis, one of our local guides, says, ‘We like to say we were the first – we had the first church in the Americas, the first hospital, first monastery and first university. All here, in Santo Domingo.' You'll discover the major sights as well as the secrets of the colonial past by coach, train and foot on this sightseeing tour.
Admire the Gothic splendor of Santa Maria Cathedral, the first church in the Americas
Visit the 4D cinema for an immersive experience recounting the Battle of Santo Domingo
All aboard the mini-train for a sightseeing tour through the UNESCO-listed colonial zone
Learn about local history and art on a guided tour of the Columbus family's Alcazar de Colon
Expert local guide with an unrivalled knowledge of Santo Domingo and the history of the city

What's Included

4D cinema

Admission fees

Air-conditioned vehicle

Audio headset guide

Beer, wine, water and soft drinks





Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 99

Additional Info

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

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Basilica Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor
Admire the Gothic splendour of Santa Maria Cathedral, the first church in the Americas

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Zona Colonial
Kick off at Independence Park before heading into the warren of cobbled streets that is the old town – known as the Zona Colonial – a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Alcazar de Colon
You'll see sites dating back to the 15th century and visit the Gothic Cathedral of Santa Maria and the Alcazar de Colon, which belonged to Christopher Columbus's family. You'll find out more about the complex history of the island with a 4D cinema experience recounting the storming of the city on New Year's Day in 1586 by English privateers led by Francis Drake.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Fortaleza Ozama
Next, hop aboard a mini-train for a tour of the colonial zone before stopping for lunch. You'll savour traditional Dominican dishes in a family-owned restaurant. It's a showstopping location in a 16th century colonial building full of character and charm. Round off the day with a stroll along Calle de las Damas – site of the Pantheon and Ozama Fort, then enjoy free time to shop or explore. The colonial zone is dotted with cosy, tree-shaded squares and historic churches.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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