Calle de Las Damas, Santo Domingo
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Amble down Calle de Las Damas, a historic thoroughfare said to be the oldest street in the New World. The colonial residences that line the street have been converted into cultural attractions and accommodations, including upscale hotels, museums, and governmental buildings. Translating as "Ladies' Street," the road got its current name when several important noblewomen moved to the city and would walk down the street of an evening. Its architectural highlights and the main plaza have been UNESCO-listed to protect the whole of the downtown colonial area. To visit Calle de Las Damas on your trip to Santo Domingo, use our Santo Domingo vacation generator.
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  • This is a street with many historic buildings, colonial architecture can be appreciated, the problem is the Park, if you're in a vehicle it can be a little awkward to get a place to park.
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  • Take calle de las Damas is transported to distant times and let yourself be carried away by this wonder. They are also the houses of distinguished citizens. Including the converted today into the Nicolas de Ovando.Desde this street hotel you get wonderful views from other sectors of Santo Domingo
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  • I liked wandering around the city. I think that as a tourist you can walk quietly and go see how we roll the cigars is super interesting.
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