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“oldest street”(16 reviews)
“colonial zone”(27 reviews)
This cobblestone street, the first ever built in the New World, is known for its numerous beautiful structures from centuries past.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This street is a good introduction to some of the city's history. Go with a guide or a local friend, or read a tour book. And stop to read the historical plaques along the way. It will enrich the experience, as you learn about Columbus'...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GnMe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked up this street from the Alcazar. it was built apparently to give the ladies somewhere to walk in the city. it is now an attractive street for tourists and locals alike to walk round the city.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 10 January 2019

the street is full of historical buildings, so it is definitely worth a visit. it gets hot in the mid day though

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank yuanxiz2016
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

This is a great walk if you’re into history. You can really imagine yourself making the same walk 500 years ago. Lots of cool historical stops along the way.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 January 2019

The oldest paved street in the America's, a fort at one end, a huge plaza at the other, which fronts the 1512 home of Christopher Columbus' nephew, as well as several restaurants. You haven't been to the city's Colonial Zone if you haven't been on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jens F
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

This street is very famous for walking. Its filled with historical sites and facts. There are some interesting plaques written in spanish.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank archlav
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Beautiful with several monuments to visit. It is a return to the past. Impossible to go to the Colonial Zone and not visit

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Luiz C
Reviewed 10 October 2018

A lot to see.Hire a guide to show you all Calle de Las Damas has to offer. Great museums and dining nearby.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

This local historic site is just simply stunning. The architecture, cobblestone streets, the people were beautiful to me. Great for picture taking and people watching. The locals are friendly and welcoming.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank travelgnomeangie
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Grab a drink (or three) at one of the many restaurants on this street! It's always lively with people passing through the Colonial Zone. Be aware that you'll have to turn down vendors and guides who want to offer food or services to you, but...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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13 March 2015|
Response from GrahamP113 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at cayo levantado, sorry although they have airport transfer not sure this helps