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Address: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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One of the highlights on this trip was the scale of this Residence and Property.The National Palace. A pity we weren't allowed inside (not part of the Tour). Pictures allowed. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Lionel L
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Trinidad
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the highlights on this trip was the scale of this Residence and Property.The National Palace. A pity we weren't allowed inside (not part of the Tour). Pictures allowed. The grounds were manicured to perfection and the paint job..dazzling. It is worth seeing along with the other Historical Buildings and having a quick bite for lunch. .

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Other than the beach, this was the a wonderful way to spend the day. The whole tour was very interesting to us. The preservation of the sites we visited was truly impressive. There is a lot of walking on this tour but it is well worth it. Our stop for lunch at the restaurant was a bit disapointing . Food... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The Santo Domingo tour was one of my favorite things about our stay in the Dominican. I learned a lot, took some cool tours of their buildings, tried their local candy, and shopped! The prices at the shop was really reasonable too!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We took a full day excursion from our hotel to in PUC to Santo Domingo with Higuey City Tours. Excellent guide Manchi and driver Enrique. Interesting tour and become more knowledgeable about the history of La Republica Dominicana. The only problem from our our tour organizer is that he did not mantioned tha Monday,s the Museums are closed for maintenance,... More 

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niagara falls, ontario, canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Tour guide (booked through Sunquest vacations) was very informative however he spoke 95% German and Spanish. Thank goodness I understand some Spanish. I felt bad for the English speaking people in the tour.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

We had quite a day! Coming and going, we switched from small to large buses, not a problem but waiting time was involved. We were on the bus with Mungie (sp?). He was funny, knowledgeable and accommodating. Used head phones to hear him in crowds that was a great idea. The food at the restaurant was ok, not the best.... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

Downtown of Santo Domingo is full of history. The problem is in the peoples. They can not present it like something great because everything around is in very bad condition. The historical buildings are without problemes but the situation around is for crying. You can see 300 years old building and lot of mess around. You see the history but... More 

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

Although it was a bit far from Punta Cana we have enjoyed the trip with our awesome guide named Kevin. He calls himself Kevin from Heaven (just to let you know). It was great pleasure to see something that belonged to Columbus family and to see all the beautiful places around the City. Train tour was also great. If you... More 

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Palisade, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015

If you are on vacation and have a day to spare, this is great way to experience the culture, see the country, see the city & discover the history of Santo Domingo. It is a full day of driving and walking, so be prepared to get tired but well educated. The churches and Columbus's sons home were magnificent! We also... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

I'm a history buff, so I enjoyed the Columbus house, cathedral, and other sights of the Colonial Zone, which dates to over 100 years before the Pilgrims. But the 11 hour trip could have been way shorter by cutting out 2 of the 3 extended stops for souvenir shopping (and obvious kickback to the tour operator). The tour guide talked... More 

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