Chu Chu Colonial, Santo Domingo

(3.7/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
Hop on Chu Chu Colonial and embark on a journey through the 500 years of history of a Santo Domingo World Heritage Site and the first place Christopher Columbus set foot in 1492. During a 35-minute narrated tour aboard this train, you'll learn about the 16th-century buildings, colonial churches, and cobblestone streets built along the Ozama River which tell the stories of Spanish influence, the history of independence, and common people who once lived there. Do not miss the bronze statue of Christopher Columbus in the central square nor the 16th-century church there. Local shops and restaurants line the European-style pedestrian street Calle El Conde. Audio guides to the different routes are available in five languages: Spanish, English, French, Italian, and Russian. To visit Chu Chu Colonial and get the most from your holiday in Santo Domingo, create itinerary details personal to you using our Santo Domingo itinerary planner.
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  • If you want a rosy retelling of the genocide and destruction of an entire people, one that omits the slave labor that fuels colonization, then this is the place to be. From the praise of Christopher C...  more »
  • We gave a lot of laps on the same streets and the truth is that the tour making, I thought it was expensive. In other cities is more complete and less expensive
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  • It's a lot of fun to walk the old streets of this area, but having an open air train ride down practically every street is awesome. The auditory guide presents facts you never knew as you see the olde...  more »