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Taken as part of a group tour. Interesting and steeped I history! It's a shame that there is so... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
nicola R
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A must see

Located on the east side of the Colonial Zone, leading up to the Plaza Espana and hosue of... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Michael T
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5 Jun 2018
“Shame”
17 Mar 2018
“A must see”
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The old entrance to Santo Domingo from the city's port.
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Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

As far as gates go, this is one of the best! On the weekend, the plaza that the gate opens into is alive with families gathering together to enjoy the carnival-like atmosphere. Pretty awe-inspiring the history associated with the gate as well.

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Taken as part of a group tour. Interesting and steeped I history! It's a shame that there is so much rubbish littered around that spoils it to be honest

Thank nicola R
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Located on the east side of the Colonial Zone, leading up to the Plaza Espana and hosue of Columbus, this is very a very historic part of the city. Do your research or hire a guide because there is many facts and fascinating stories regarding...More

1  Thank Michael T
Reviewed 21 January 2018

This is not an independent excursion. You will see this gate anyhow when visiting the Zona Colonial and Plaza Espana. You cannot miss it.

1  Thank HarriCanada
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is one of the major gates in the old wall that is still intact and worth a quick visit as you walk through the Colonial Area.

1  Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Be careful with the taxi and especially blue Toyota wan because it is a rip off. I recommend taxi on call and Millennium is fair one.

Thank Djordje D
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I entered the gate to the Zona Colonial. Be careful because you can easily stumble. Rocky road. Littered with trash around.

1  Thank posejdon12345
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Part of the Fort System near Calle Las Damas and the Plaza Espana. Still can be entered to day if you wish from the main highway around the Colonial Zone Puerta de San Diego / Gate of St. James - Uphill from Highway

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Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is part of the fortification near the Governor's House (otherwise known as Alcazar de Colon). These gates and the House and surrounding plaza are a must see for history buffs. We did it on a bike tour - but note that is is difficult...More

Thank michaelhsia
Reviewed 24 April 2016

In this place you stll have this felling about old-time, the Spanish time is hier, it is never gone at all,

Thank JuanaCastro
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