National Palace, Santo Domingo

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Government Building Tourist Spot
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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  • This building is beautiful and I'm happy we had the opportunity to see the outside of it. Unfortunately, we did not have the chance to go inside. I'd be interested to take a tour inside, if they even ...  more »
  • An amazing site to see and we were able to take picture with guards out front. Learned interesting facts as well from our guide.  more »
  • Beautiful presidential palace and gardens. We were not allowed inside but we did get pictures of the grounds , palace and with the guards. Having the military , guns in hand, escorting us across the s...  more »
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  • House of the president in chief. Just like the White house in WA, but DR version, cheaper, you know...
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  • Very good design, unfortunate that this full of thieves
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  • Beautiful, proud of my country.
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  • Excellent infrastructure and also the place of the corrupt.
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