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All reviews beautiful area oldest city cobblestone streets walk around historical sites souvenir shops el conde dominican republic street vendors christopher columbus walking tour alcazar de colon lots of history punta cana cathedral zone culture
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I love this area in Santo Domingo. There are many quaint restaurants near the Alcazar where you can sit outside and enjoy the view of this colonial palace and people watch at the same time. There are so many shops, be sure to bargain with...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Maskarita
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and the wife visited the area for a week and still didnt like we had enough time to see everything. We saw the Cathedral which was beautiful. Walked the malecon everyday always felt safe. Although it is probably not for everyone you definitely have...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Typical but fun touristy shopping area. Great place to wander around, shop, and interact with the locals.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kimpbrooks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a quiet AirBnB on Calle Estreletta. Was a perfect location for walking the boardwalk along the ocean. There were adequate restaurants and shops to provide for my daily needs. Nightlife was lively, there are streets with different bars and restaurants to keep mingle and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Abdullah A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a sunny afternoon walking around and exploring the Zona Colonial area of Santo Domingo. Some very nice very historical sites to see dating back to the late 1400s. However, the overall experience was totally ruined because of the consistent badgering from solicitors asking...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Bucky1790
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area is wonderful to explore on foot. We felt very safe and able to stroll at ease, taking in the colonial architecture. Do check out the shops and boutiques, you never know what you may find! There is plenty to explore, from quaint streets...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Gary F
Reviewed 8 September 2019

I wanted to be sure to take advantage of the few days that I was in Santo Domingo by seeing the appropriate sites. My first stop was to the Parque Independencia which I had seen from the outside during my earlier walks around Zona Colonial....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank rbrow018
Reviewed 7 September 2019 via mobile

The old city quarter is quaint and charming, but, definitely has its drawbacks as well. From one building to the next, you can go from stunningly beautiful to abysmal poverty in a few steps. Some shops, restaurants, museums, etc are pleasant, charming and very enjoyable....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank buckyohare2
Reviewed 31 August 2019 via mobile

I visited earlier this week and felt as if I was in a Euro Mediterranean city. The zone is well maintained, safe and simply beautiful. Santo Domingo is the first European settlement in the Western Hemisphere, not many people know this. There’s so much historical...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 29 August 2019

We visited with an English tour company. There was plenty to see and photograph, the locals seemed friendly and in all we had a great day here

Date of experience: August 2019
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