Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo

A World Heritage Site, Zona Colonial represents the oldest permanent settlement of the "New World," established in 1502. The old town district incorporates a host of historic sites, including many churches, forts, and museums that feature walls of stone, brick or earthen construction. Many visitors like to absorb the nightlife here, with a romantic setting of restaurants and bars amongst ornate architecture. Be sure to bring plenty of water, sunblock, and your camera. Add Zona Colonial and other attractions to your Santo Domingo trip itinerary using our Santo Domingo day trip planning app.
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  • Every city from the Colonial times has historic value, I took my teenager kids and my nephew and we all had a great time . Can't wait to go back  more »
  • The only place to go is what is described as the cultural area, although that stretches quite a way and will take some time to do. We used our guide book that gave us a route and explanations of the.....  more »

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