Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana
the house built by Columbus, the Cathedral and see the Christopher
Columbus lighthouse, the explorer’s final resting place. Soak up the
atmosphere of the oldest street of the new world “Calle las Damas” and
experience a Dominican market where the bargains are endless &
bartering is fun.
- English-speaking guide during your time in Santo Domingo
- Private van with a/c and uniformed driver from start to finish!
- Lunch (excl.
drinks) in El Conuco restaurant. A cultural day out, exploring the
capital city, the oldest city in the Americas and whose colonial zone
has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
- Three Eyes Caves, nowadays a monument comprising three lakes where Taino Indians used to live.
- Entrance to Alcázar de Colón (Columbus house),
- Museum of the Royal Households, in colonial times this was the governor's palace, and up to 1947 during the dictatorship of Trujillo was the presidential palace
- National Pantheon: built in 1714, the final resting place of many Dominican heroes. In colonial times this was a church belonging to Spanish Jesuits
- Walk along Calle las Damas (The oldest street in the New World, dating back to 1502. The wife of Viceroy Don Diego Columbus, son of Christopher Columbus, used to walk here.)
- Cathedral María la Menor, the first cathedral in the Americas, built 1523 to 1540. It was here until 1992 where the remains of Christopher Columbus lay in state
- Panoramic view of Ozama Fortress, the oldest military monument in the Americas, one of the first monuments to be constructed in the colonial city.External view of the Presidential Palace
- Columbus Lighthouse, a large monument in the form of a Latin cross, the final resting place of Admiral Christopher Columbus
- Mercado Modelo (handicrafts market)
- Free time for shopping in El Conde street