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Santo Domingo Sightseeing Tour

Santo Domingo Sightseeing Tour
Santo Domingo Sightseeing Tour
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Discover all the history and culture that this great capital city of the Dominican Republic Offers in only 4 hours

4 hours
  • Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
  • Free Cancellation

Highlights

Our route has been carefully designed so that you may discover the most important points of interest in Santo Domingo in only 4 hours. The Santo Domingo Sightseeing circuit will allow you to see the most relevant historical and cultural points, local attractions, and the most prestigious shopping mall, as well submerge you into the life of the city in its splendor and live the unique lifestyle of its inhabitants.

Includes

  • Transportation
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance to Los Tres Ojos park

  • Souvenirs
  • Optional tips

Please Note

Languages of Tour: English Spanish French Italian Portuguese Type of Excursion: Cultural and Historical. Available Days: Sundays & Mondays Meeting point: Pick-up directly from the hotel lobby, the pick-up time will vary depending on your location. • Schedule: 9:00am - 9:15am morning hours. & 2:00pm - 2:15pm evening hours. Duration of Tour: Half Day (4 hours). What you should bring: Clothes and comfortable shoes. Don't forget currency for the memories. Includes: Roundtrip Transportation, a guide that will accompany you throughout the trip and ticket entrance to the Botanical Garden. Note: Lunch is not included. Comments: Child (0-3 years old) are free accompanied by an adult. All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. This ticket is valid for the day of the excursion. Prices: Adults US$50.00 p/p / Child (4-12 years) US$35.00 p/p. Taxes included. Prices are subject to change without notice. Please report if you have a group.

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An amazing half day of history and culture, discover Santo Domingo, the first city of the Americas. Cruise through yesterday's narrow walkways and set out to unveil the humble beginnings of the New World. Tour the oldest colonial city, erected in the 15th century. View modern buildings such as the Fine Arts Palace, National Theatre and Presidential Palace, visit the boardwalk of Santo Domingo "The Malecon" where you will see the beauty of the Caribbean Sea. Visit the national botanical gardens, view the downtown area and stop at an upscale mall, Blue Mall. View famous government buildings and learn about the rich history of our city as well as all that the dominican cuisine and night life has to offer.

Places of interest

• Monasterio de los Dominicos
• Catedral Primada de las Americas
• Universidad Santo Tomas
• Casa de Tostado
• Monasterio Santa Clara
• Calle las Damas
• Fortaleza Ozama
• Casa de Hernán Cortes
• Casa Nicolas de Ovando
• Iglesia de los Jesuitas
• Plaza Reloj del Sol
• Calle las Mercedes
• Puerta del Conde
• Palacio Nacional
• Puerta de la Misericordia
• Fuerte San Gil
• Obelisco a las Hermanas Mirabal
• Plaza de la Cultura
• Centro Olímpico Juan Pablo Duarte
• Centro Comercial Blue Mall
• Edificios Gubernamentales
• Kiosko Artesanal Dominicano
• Columbus Lighthouse
• Los Tres Ojos Park
  • Pickup from hotel lobby ( Only in Santo Domingo )
  • Approximately 4 hour tour
  • Start at the Colonial Zone in a plaza between the Regina Angelorum Church and Hotel Billini
  • Tour the Colonial area
  • Tour Ciudad nueva
  • Tour Gazcue
  • Stop at the National Palace to take some photos
  • Tour the Cultural plaza where the main museums and national library is located
  • Ride through the city
  • Ride through the downtown area of the city and stop at Blue Mall for 30 minutes, the most upscale mall in the city
  • Ride through other areas of the city until you reach the main government buildings near El Malecon
  • Ride next to the sea in el Malecon until you reach an arts and craft kiosk next to Guibia beach where you will stop for 25 minutes and view the area and may acquire local souvenirs
  • Stop at the Columbus Lighthouse to take some photos
  • Stop at Los Tres Ojos Park and marvel at three underground lakes

Ride back to the colonial zone where you may stay for a walking tour or ride back to your hotel

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Keith Crane
Sep 01 2018
Knowledgeable tour guide with a passion for history who obviously enjoys his job.
Marty Magiera
Mar 04 2018
Very good guide and driver. Interesting trip
a Gray Line customer
Dec 14 2016
Guide was very knowledgeable and helpful but needs to manage time better. Some of the other tour participants where spending way too much time idling around the sites and we missed out on the botanical gardens because we ended up running late
Mr Mario A Garza Quintanilla
Nov 08 2016
Nice tour and places visited.. Highly recommended.
Anne
Apr 28 2016
The vehicle was a little late arriving, but they kept us going late, so that more than made up for it. The driver was very competent in the crazy Santo Domingo traffic. We were actually the only people on the bus, so we got a very personalized tour from our guide. Our guide was fantastic!! His English was perfect and he knew an encyclopedic amount about the city. When the tour ended in the colonial district he even got out of the vehicle and gave us a short walking tour, even though his job was technically done. If you don't have a lot of time to see Santo Domingo, I highly recommend Grey Line.
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