We did a walking tour and enjoyed the history. Cathedral, honor guards, Christopher Columbus and more.
About Calle de Las Damas
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You have to stay at least one day and sleep one night in the colonial area is very well conserved and recently many buildings also restored It's interesting to walk around and see it
When you walk down Las Damas St. You are walking history. This was the first street built by Spaniards on this side of the Atlantic. It is full of palaces and XVIth. Century great mansions as well as museums. What can I say? I never...More
walking on this street is so much fun if you love colonial history and architecture. Very charming and you feel as if you are walking through history. Fun for couples, solo and especially with families. Lot of History in santo domingo and in the colonial...More
This is the main street of Colonial Santo Domingo. It is called the street of the Dames, referring to the ladies of the spanish court who came to live to the island with their families. Diego Colon, Christopher's brother lived at the palace and the...More
THis street goes from the edge of the fort up past El Conde and Colon Park. You will see the nicest hotel in the Zone, the French Embassy, the old fort, old houses that Colombus lived in etc. A nice walk. Oh, and don't forget...More
to get a feeling of the colonial times you need to take a stroll down this street and visit or at least take notice of all the buildings on the street. This was the first stoned street of the new world. Is called Las Damas...More
One of the first streets in America! It deserves a visit, as you will be transported to the 1500s. Well conserved.