Santo Domingo City Tour
Santo Domingo City Tour. The city the oldest of the New World, full of contrasts and colors, the heritage of fabulous history with its colonial zone and various monuments full of charms. Discover the Alcazar of Columbus; admire the first minister in the new world, the national shrine and many other historical monuments worthy of exploration.
Santo Domingo Full-Day City Tour from Punta Cana
Close your eyes and there you are! Diving in history by the stimulation of the first street in America. Take time to enjoy a unique lunch in a typical restaurant and discover the authentic side of the city. You can stroll around the streets of “El Conde”, the only pedestrian street in Santo Domingo, where you will find all kinds of arts and souvenirs. Also, make a small stop to the historic cave “Los Tres Ojos”. Santo Domingo Tour. Also, meet the people of Santo Domingo in the modern part of the city, with its modern enterprises and architectures.
Santo Domingo Tour
What You Can Expect
Meet your friendly, professional guide at your hotel and enjoy comfortable coach transportation to Dominican Republic’s capital city on this full-day Santo Domingo Sightseeing tour from Punta Cana. You’ll get an insider’s look at this colonial city that was founded by Christopher Columbus’s brother in 1496 and learn how this classic urban center is recognized as the oldest continually inhabited European city in the Americas.
Your tour will make stops at some of the city’s most incredible sites, including Los Tres Ojos (The Three Eyes). This impressive natural wonder is comprised of turquoise lagoons set in open-air limestone caves. You’ll follow your guide up the stone staircase at Parque Mirador del Este for a closer look at one of Dominican Republic’s most popular attractions.
Santo Domingo Tour
After a stop at Los Tres Ojos, you’ll make your way to Ciudad Colonial (Colonial City)—which is known by locals at the Zone Colonial. You’ll visit the Colobus Alcazar mansion, built in 1510 by Christopher Columbus’s son in true Spanish style and have a chance to tour the rooms, gardens, grounds, and museum that make this place a destination.
Santo Domingo Full-Day Tour
Your Santo Domingo city tour continues with a stop at Cathedral Primada de America—also known as Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor. Built in 1540, it is considered one of the oldest churches in the Americas. Your guide will point out elements of Gothic and Baroque architecture as you explore the iconic religious structure filled with woodcarvings, silver, and devotional paintings. Shoulders and knees much are covered to enter.
Duration: Approximately 10-11 hours
Availability: This tour operates Tuesdays and Thursday
(Pickup times and locations vary depending on the hotel you are staying at. We will be contacting you with the exact time and pickup location).
– Round trip transportation
– Professional guide
– Entrance fee to all visited sites
Cash for tips and souvenirs