- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Hotel pickup Available
- Free Cancellation
- Instant Confirmation
- Lowest Price Guaranteed
- Duration: 8 Hrs
Departure Time :
7:00 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time
Departure Details :
Traveler pickup is offered, ,
Return Details :
Returns to original departure point
Cancellation Policy : For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
OverviewVisit the oldest city of the New World and Christopher Columbus' first permanent settlement after his "discovery" of the Americas. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage in 1992, Santo Domingo is a city of many "firsts" in the New World with the first cathedral, paved road, university, hospital, stone home, tavern and more!
- Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
- Enjoy fantastic aerial views
- Excellent value for money
- Exclusive to Viator
- Family friendly
- Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Know More about this tour
The first stop in the capital will be at the Three Eyes National Park with underground caves and lagoons used by the Taino Indians, the Dominican Republic's original inhabitants. From there, you'll make a quick photo stop at the Columbus Lighthouse, built in 1992 on the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' landing in the New World. Then you will be off to the oldest streets of the Western Hemisphere in Santo Domingo's Colonial Zone, a 16-square block neighborhood oozing with Dominican history and culture.
Your first peek at the Colonial Zone comes at the Columbus Palace. Completed in 1514, it was the home of Christopher Columbus's son, Diego. From the palace you will walk through the historic Plaza de Espana and on to Calle Las Damas, the first paved street of the New World. The ultimate destination is one of the most important sites in the Dominican Republic: the first cathedral of the New World.
Lunch will then be served at one of the top Dominican restaurants in Santo Domingo, known for it's excellent home style cooking and typical dance performances by the waiters and waitresses. After lunch, you'll pass by some of the modern areas of the capital and the National Palace where the Dominican president and the highest level government officials have their offices.
At theend the day, you will have some time to visit a spacious gift shop that sells nearly every Dominican keepsake imaginable. With this city tour to Santo Domingo, you'll experience the city's rich history and the daily life of everyday Dominicans in their capital of 3 million inhabitants.
Lunch - Buffet lunch
Professional art historian guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Entry/Admission - Calle de Las Damas
Entry/Admission - The 3 Eyes National Park
Entry/Admission - Zona Colonial
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
DVD (available to purchase)
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Infant meals not included
This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund
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