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This cobblestone street, the first ever built in the New World, is known for its numerous beautiful structures from centuries past.
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am told this is the Street where ladies used to walk... it links a lot of the historical sites, and has several boutique hotels on the same street.

Thank Yjyj2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This street had character, a great deal of history and some very interesting buildings that require explanation to get the full benefit. The buildings were generall well maintained and restored and this should be walked from one end to the other.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did a walking tour and enjoyed the history. Cathedral, honor guards, Christopher Columbus and more.

Thank Shelley L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to stay at least one day and sleep one night in the colonial area is very well conserved and recently many buildings also restored It's interesting to walk around and see it

Thank sabrina v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was cool to go there and say we were on the first street ever built by Europeans in the western hemisphere. Otherwise the street itself wasn't impressive.

Thank Joua L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When you walk down Las Damas St. You are walking history. This was the first street built by Spaniards on this side of the Atlantic. It is full of palaces and XVIth. Century great mansions as well as museums. What can I say? I never...More

Thank JoseOviedo56
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

walking on this street is so much fun if you love colonial history and architecture. Very charming and you feel as if you are walking through history. Fun for couples, solo and especially with families. Lot of History in santo domingo and in the colonial...More

Thank Carl J
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is the main street of Colonial Santo Domingo. It is called the street of the Dames, referring to the ladies of the spanish court who came to live to the island with their families. Diego Colon, Christopher's brother lived at the palace and the...More

Thank Jasogu
Reviewed 21 September 2017

THis street goes from the edge of the fort up past El Conde and Colon Park. You will see the nicest hotel in the Zone, the French Embassy, the old fort, old houses that Colombus lived in etc. A nice walk. Oh, and don't forget...More

Thank Dan E
Reviewed 6 September 2017

to get a feeling of the colonial times you need to take a stroll down this street and visit or at least take notice of all the buildings on the street. This was the first stoned street of the new world. Is called Las Damas...More

Thank Ivanreynoso
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13 March 2015|
Response from Graham P | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at cayo levantado, sorry although they have airport transfer not sure this helps