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Tower of Homage

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Sad Moment in History

The place was originally used to protect the Spanish settlement. You can walk around and move... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Emma F
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Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
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great histoircal site

This is the first fort built in the Americas. It is pretty cool just to walk its grounds and see... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2014
david m
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pocatello
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This imposing structure has been in use since the early 16th century and was used by Generalísimo Trujillo to imprison and torture his enemies in the 1950s.
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15 Mar 2017
“Sad Moment in History”
30 Apr 2014
“great histoircal site”
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The place was originally used to protect the Spanish settlement. You can walk around and move through the small walkways as a Spanish soldier did. You can also hear the tortured voices of men screaming since Trujillo used the place as prison during his dictatorship...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2014

This is the first fort built in the Americas. It is pretty cool just to walk its grounds and see the old buildings that were built by the Spanish. I just like going up to the tower just to observe the scenery. It has a...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2011

this is located in las damas street inside fortaleza ozama that use to be a fortress in columbus times, it was used as jail. columbus was a prisoner ther, normally a part of a walking tour in colonial zone

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Reviewed 15 November 2011

History of this place is awesome. If you happen to get a chance of the locals tour guys at cheap prices is worth seeing.

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