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Gazcue

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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A quiet residential neighborhood that exudes a suburban atmosphere with its shaded trees and attractive middle-class homes.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“colonial zone” (3 reviews)
“neighborhoods” (3 reviews)
“mansion” (3 reviews)
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Gascue is the oldest neighborhood in Santo Domingo. The government should designate this area as historic and all of the old houses should be preserved for future generations.

1  Thank Dc D
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Gazcue (although the correct spelling is Gascue) is the first housing area built outside the Old City. With houses built as early as the beginning of the XX century, this is an area you will enjoy walking around if you like architecture and nostalgic places....More

1  Thank marclaudi
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

This community is a few steps away from the Colonial Zone with a great selection of nice shops and restaurants. There are also a great selection of bars and clubs.

1  Thank travelguy5335
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

I loved this beautiful area and i highly recommend a visit if you have time. The old mansions are very intriguing

1  Thank Esperanza P
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

In my personal opinion this is one of the loveliest neighborhoods in Santo Domingo because it's just so charming , full of character and the old houses are gorgeous. You can just take a stroll here and walk around to see the old homes of...More

2  Thank Omar M
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

Visited friends in Gazcue and fell in love with the neighborhood. The houses are full of charm and history.

1  Thank Karina F
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

Gazcue is just a neighborhood located next to the Colonial Zone. When the city started to grow, people leave the colonical houses and started to develop this part of the city. This is more a cultural / architectural tour where you will find nice houses...More

1  Thank Jonathan G
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Reviewed 3 February 2016

We wandered through Gazcue a couple of times and I was pleasantly surprised at what a lovely neighborhood it is just west of the Colonial Zone. Initially we walked over to the Palacio Nacional -- a 10 minute walk from Independence Plaza. The neighborhood is...More

1  Thank KPR777
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Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Gazcue is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Santo Domingo and it is known for its grand and beautiful mansions. The area's residents are primarily upper middle class and is host to a number of low key Italian and Spanish restaurants. I hope the city...More

1  Thank AlexMolier
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Reviewed 3 August 2014

Gazcue is a very interesting neighborhood in which you can appreciate Santo Domingo 1950's historical architecture, but safety has been an issue lately. So if around, be careful and don't get too distracted. It doesn't happen every day, but it may happen if you look...More

3  Thank ArturoFeliz
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