Chu Chu Colonial, Santo Domingo

(3.7/5 based on 380+ 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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  • This small train, we do know a part of the city in us explaining the various shops or building of the time. The only weak point is that on departure youth take to the side of our benches for us stated that the people we explained previously. Young people do this for a little money. I find it annoying that my help freely taking pictures.
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  • We hoped on the train which took us around some of the streets of the old parts of the area. Very informative and fun to do. English speaking quests sat in the back part of the train and were educated...  more »
  • Chu Chu train, is certainly an interesting and entertaining option to discover the old town of Santo Domingo and its load history, offers also good attention from the staff and the value is appropriate. However the explanatory audio on the observed points is of poor quality, and perhaps the roof of the train could be movable so that it allows to fully observe architecture of the facades of the buildings of the Colonial City. Despite these details still considering to Chu Chu a PIN of Santo Domingo.
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