Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo

A World Heritage Site, Zona Colonial represents the oldest permanent settlement of the "New World," established in 1502. The old town district incorporates a host of historic sites, including many churches, forts, and museums that feature walls of stone, brick or earthen construction. Many visitors like to absorb the nightlife here, with a romantic setting of restaurants and bars amongst ornate architecture. Be sure to bring plenty of water, sunblock, and your camera. Add Zona Colonial and other attractions to your Santo Domingo trip itinerary using our Santo Domingo day trip planning app .
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  • Old colonial area with mix of historical sites, renovated and run down buildings. Architecture from colonial to mid century modern. Colorful street life along Calle Conde, restaurants and boutique hot...  more »
  • We took the local bus to mona colonial instead of paying $40-50 for the tour. spent $2 on bus ticket. safe ride. place tis for tourists. everything is expensive. but its good to walk around and see th...  more »
  • Drove here to take a horse drawn carriage ride of the city with a guide to explain the buildings and history of Zona Colonial. It was very interesting and worth doing.  more »
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