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Calle de Las Damas

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Address: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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This cobblestone street, the first ever built in the New World, is known...

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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First paved street in the Western Hemisphere

This is a lovely and beautiful street and is historically significant because it's the first paved street of the new world. The street is called Calle Las Damas (street of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely and beautiful street and is historically significant because it's the first paved street of the new world. The street is called Calle Las Damas (street of the ladies) the name comes because the aristocratic Spanish female colonist during the Spanish empire , would walk down this street during evenings to gossip and just socialize.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is probably on of the most interesting streets on the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo. It is a very short walk, but there is a point of interest every step you take.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Calle Las Damas has so much history that you need some kind of guidance to read the history on this street, it's monuments, it's origin..etc. Must go in the Day Time. You will be walking in really Old time...make stops on ALL monuments and castles you will find. Make sure you have walking shoes for your comfort and support. DO... More 

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Randers, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not much else to say - relaxed, with sights near by, beautiful buildings.We took the whole road, and dropped in at the castle and the Pantheon on the way.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Nice easy walk from the main square. It borders the river and is not so clean. The fort is located right down the street. Many other cool buildings to see. There is some nice restaurants of the large cold square. During the day is a good time and safe time to come here. I would Not feel safe in this... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We went for sight seeing and this place is so beautiful. this place gives u the feel of old town the restaurants, houses etc etc....

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Historical point in our tour. Nice cobblestone paved street with historical elements. Several other historic points are nearby. Just to say you've been there is enough of a reason to go. Beautiful architecture up and down the street. Horse drawn carriage rides available. Museums and the National Pantheon nearby. It's free...so take a stroll.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

You know how good it feels to be walking on the first road ever created in the New World in Santo Domingo? Well, walking on Calle Las Damas was a pleasant feeling. One of the best things about being in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo is that there is so much historical and beautiful interest points that you can... More 

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Tamarac, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

This was a walking tour that we took. It was a cobblestone street and seeing the historic buildings was worth the walk. This is a walk to do with groups and a tour guide to get the most from it.

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Lakeland, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

A lovely walking street with a few shops. You can also hire a carriage ride. There's ample charm everywhere you look.

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