A Journey Through Santo Domingo’s Past and Present
Embark on a fascinating journey through time as we explore the past and present of Santo Domingo, the oldest city in the New World. Our tour takes you to some of the city’s most iconic landmarks, including Columbus Park, the Cathedral of Santa María, and the National Pantheon of the Dominican Republic. We’ll also explore the charming and picturesque streets of Zona Colonial and C. Las Damas, and take a tranquil break at Plaza María de Toledo. As we delve deeper into Santo Domingo’s history, we’ll visit the Monasterio de San Francisco, the Church of Our Lady of Las Mercedes, and the Puerta del Conde, which played a significant role in the country’s fight for independence. From the 16th century to the present day, this tour offers a rich cultural experience that will leave you with a newfound appreciation for Santo Domingo’s past and present.
- Santo Domingo is the oldest city in the New World, and its past is steeped in cultural and historical significance. From colonial architecture to monuments of national heroes, visitors can explore the country's vibrant history and culture.
- The tour takes visitors to some of the most iconic landmarks in Santo Domingo.
- The tour also takes visitors to picturesque streets and tranquil plazas, such as C. Las Damas and Plaza María de Toledo, allowing them to experience the charm and relaxed atmosphere of Santo Domingo's historic districts.
- Professional local tour guide
Route & Duration
A historic park located in Santo Domingo's Colonial Zone, where you can see the famous Columbus Lighthouse and beautiful statues.
Cathedral of Santa María
A stunning cathedral located in the heart of Santo Domingo's Colonial Zone that dates back to the 1500s, featuring impressive Gothic architecture and rich religious history.
The oldest city in the New World, where visitors can explore cobblestone streets, beautiful architecture, and historic landmarks.
C. Las Damas
A charming and picturesque street in Santo Domingo's Colonial Zone, where you can admire the architecture and take a relaxing stroll.
National Pantheon of the Dominican Republic
A beautiful neoclassical building that serves as a mausoleum for the country's national heroes and is steeped in political and historical significance.
Plaza María de Toledo
A beautiful and tranquil plaza located in Santo Domingo's Colonial Zone, offering a serene atmosphere for relaxation and contemplation.
Monasterio de San Francisco
A 16th-century monastery that now serves as a museum, displaying the rich history and culture of the Dominican Republic.
C. El Conde
A bustling pedestrian street in Santo Domingo's Colonial Zone that offers a lively atmosphere for shopping, dining, and people-watching.
The Church of Our Lady of Las Mercedes
A beautiful 16th-century church located in Santo Domingo's Colonial Zone, featuring Baroque-style architecture and an important place in Dominican history.
Puerta del Conde
A historic gate that played a significant role in the country's fight for independence and now serves as a popular landmark for visitors to Santo Domingo's Colonial Zone.
Parque Colón, next to Colón statue (Isabel La Católica st., Santo Domingo) See Map
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.