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Fort Ozama, Santo Domingo

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Historic Site Tourist Spot
Visit Fort Ozama, the oldest colonial fort in the New World. Dating back to 1502, the stone fortress protected Santo Domingo for centuries, and later served as a prison. View the powder house, the old cannons, and the ruins of the 18th-century living quarters. Climb to the top of the oldest building on site, the "Tower of Homage," for a panoramic view of the city and its surroundings. Consider hiring one of the several guides outside the complex for a short tour of the grounds. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Fort Ozama by using our Santo Domingo itinerary maker.
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  • when you are traveler, you have to visit this place. you can see the whole calle conde. you can be satisfied this place. I loved it.  more »
  • Do not pay for a tour of absolutely nothing! Nice views of absolutely nothing... This is nothing but an empty half restored dump! Dominican tourism at its best!  more »
  • I'm always interested in castles/fortress sites so I was looking forward to have a look at the Ozama Fort. The experience was quite disappointing. The only available building is the main block compose...  more »