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Santo Domingo: Full or Half-Day City Tours

Santo Domingo: Full or Half-Day City Tours

From US$ 60 per person

Get to know Santo Domingo, the first European city in the Americas. Visit the Zona Colonial and the cultural attractions.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, German
Pickup included
Your accommodation in the Old City District of Santo Domingo, Zona Colonial (exceptions may apply). A pickup in another part of Santo Domingo is available at an extra charge.
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  • Stroll through the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Santo Domingo
  • Immerse yourself in the colonial alleys and streets
  • Visit Alcazar de Colon, which was the palace of Diego Columbus
  • Walk on the first cobblestone street in the Americas
  • Get a real impression of Dominican daily life
Full description
Here is where the first Cathedral was built, where the first Bishop was sanctified, where the first Governor resided, and where the first hospital opened. The city has a lot of cultural attributes and architectural sites of interest, like nowhere else on the Hispaniola island. The walking tour starts in the historic colonial part of the city, which is a recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site. The trip includes palaces, forts, museums, churches, and plazas. During the stroll, visit the Palace of Diego Columbus, the first Cathedral of the New World. Walk on Calle Las Damas, the first cobblestone street, and stroll down the pedestrian street El Conde.
  • Entrance fees
  • A local tour guide
  • Souvenirs
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 2 years
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • Please bring sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, and a camera
  • The tour begins at 9.00 AM and ends at 12.00 PM
  • The Half-Day Tour is approximately 3 hours, it begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 12:00 PM
  • The Full-Day Tour is approximately 7.5 hours, it begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 4:30 PM
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Entertaining tour on foot with the highlights of the city

The guide will pick you up at Hotel Villa Colonial on time. You walk through the old town, first over the Conde - the pedestrian street - and then through the most important streets to the Plaza Colon, which is lined with many restaurants. Entertaining anecdotes from the guide about the history and development of Santo Domingo.

March 11, 2019

My guide was great. They picked me up on time and he knew his history. Lots of walking and love the musuem head phones. It was great

March 25, 2019

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