Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo

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Must see · Landmark · Tourist Spot
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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  • Stumbled onto this little place very near Amber Museum. Great empanadas and fruit drinks for great prices.  more »
  • This area is safe, fun, and with everything you need within a short walk. Lots of parks, restaurants, parks, plazas, historic buildings, shops, etcetera. If you visit Santo Domingo, this is where you....  more »

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