Calle de Las Damas, Santo Domingo

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Historic Walking Area Tourist Spot
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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  • Walking in the calle Las Damas is a pleasant experience, there are many handicraft sales but they are quite expensive.
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  • It is one of the main avenues in Santo Domingo's Colonial zone, you walk pleasantly contemplate his view and business you can visit around. If you are lover of architecture and photography, it is the perfect mix to bring you a mind and photographic memory.
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  • Is a street of dreams where you transporting to the colonial era, those ladies with their mega outfits, hairstyles and her fine jewels walking is all her fans to flirt ladies take them on this street, bathed fragrant, with their beautiful costumes for what the ladies put Street in honor to these ladies of high society who walked around day to day (story of Pope) I lived on that street all my life in the now it is the hostal Nicolas de ovando.
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