National Palace, Santo Domingo

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Architecture and history buffs should pay a visit to National Palace, where the president's office resides. The neoclassical building dates from the mid-20th century, featuring a design by Italian architect Guido D'Alessandro. You can't access the interior, but the guards may let you get up to the gate to snap a few pictures. Afterwards, take a walk around the area to see some interesting early 20th century residences dotted around. Plan your visit to National Palace and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Santo Domingo travel itinerary maker.
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  • August 4, 2017
    It is a nice an impressive building. You can see it from your car. I saw a line of people waiting to go in, I can not comment in the interior  more »
  • July 30, 2017
    The National Palace and the area next to it is worth visiting. It's probably the calmest place in town, almost no cars, only police guys patrolling the area. Nice for a walk, 10-15 minutes from Zona C...  more »
  • July 25, 2017
    The House of Government of the Dominican Republic, is a replica of the White House, which is guarded with army personnel. It can be long, since the streets are very narrow and are allowed to park for the sole purpose of taking some pictures.
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  • August 23, 2016
    House of the president in chief. Just like the White house in WA, but DR version, cheaper, you know...
  • May 30, 2016
    Good
  • April 23, 2017
    Very good design, unfortunate that this full of thieves
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  • April 13, 2017
    Beautiful, proud of my country.
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  • April 1, 2017
    Excellent infrastructure and also the place of the corrupt.
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