Calle de Las Damas, Santo Domingo

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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Calle de Las Damas and many more Santo Domingo attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Santo Domingo trip planner .
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  • When you walk down Las Damas St. You are walking history. This was the first street built by Spaniards on this side of the Atlantic. It is full of palaces and XVIth. Century great mansions as well as ...  more »
  • Its buildings were built with a kind of unique coral on the island. It has lots of history through different places that we find it
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  • This is one of the streets most visited in the colonial zone of Santo Domingo, boasts a wide variety of hotels and restaurants.
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