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Parque Colón

Santo Domingo
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Overview

One of the most iconic historical locations in the world, the Parque Colón is the central hub of the Ciudad Colonial Historical district of Santo Domingo.

Description

Take a step back centuries as you enter the colonial world of Santo Domingo at the iconic Parque Colón, a historic spot where you will find age-old buildings, monuments and a statue of Christopher Columbus. The area was inaugurated in 1506 and features the Cathedral, Portico of Palacio, Palacio Consistorial along with several other imposing buildings and residences. In the Colonial times, the square was popular as a spot for gatherings, parties and cultural events. This spot is perfect for an evening stroll as you learn more about colonial architecture and culture and shop for some authentic souvenirs.

Schedule

Timings
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Child allowed age
0 - 12 years

Good to know

  • The historical monuments and streets can be best explored on foot, or on quaint horse-driven chariots that will give you a true feel of the colonial era.
  • We recommend you carry plenty of water, biodegradable sunscreen while walking around the center.

Address

Calle El Conde, Santo Domingo 10210, Dominican Republic
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