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Fort Ozama, Santo Domingo
Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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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Digno de visitar...super interesante y una manera de conocer nuestra historia...recomiendo visitarloWorthy of visit... super interesting and a way to learn our history... I recommend visiting itshow original
NAdie se espera ver el ambiente y el espacio que esta en el interior de magnificas puertas de madera y como decia nuestro guia local Sin visagras y de la epoca !!!! muy muy muy impresionante ..Nobody expected to see the environment and space that is inside of magnificent doors of wood and as I said our local guide without hinges and time! very very very impressive...show original
We found a guide at the fort (Antonio Mejia) known as the Professor. Before we hired him he began to tell us the story behind the fort. Starting in 1502 through the 1960's and Trujillo. He was able to... read more »
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