Alcazar de Colon, Santo Domingo

Categories: Castles, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web
Visit the World Heritage Site of Alcazar de Colon, built over 500 years ago by Diego Colon, Christopher Columbus’ son. Currently housing the Caribbean’s greatest collection of medieval and Renaissance works, along with its famed tapestry collection, the historical residence offers something to interest any art connoisseur. Admire the beautifully restored rooms, filled with artifacts from the colonial era, and be transported back in time. You can take a guided tour to gain greater insight into the history of the artifacts, or simply hire an audio guide. Plan to visit Alcazar de Colon and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Santo Domingo attractions using our Santo Domingo holiday planner.
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  • Use care here on going up stair case and down if you have problems. Lots of history here as you listen to the audio for each area. Working your way from area to area we found it quite interesting. The...  read more »
  • I came here with my family last year, we had a blast and learned a lot about colonial life in the early caribbean. The displays are well done and it gives you a nice peak into what life was like back ...  read more »
  • This is the house of Christopher Columbus's. Real nice. Very cheap prices and it includes an audio tour in several languages or a guide. 
  • Buen lugar histórico y cultural del país.
  • Gorgeous monument with a beautiful work of architecture. It is one of the monument that people love to visit since it is one of the great ones full of history and beauty.
  • Spacious plaza that is flanked by several good restaurants. During the day you'll see vendors and performers.
  • Good place that help us appreciate how things were in the colonial time
  • Incredible to think that Colombus' children returned to the DR and rule from this place.
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