Santo Domingo Tour Full Day – Punta Cana / Bavaro
Meet Santo Domingo, the city of America. It crosses its most important roads and arteries, all leading to buildings and monuments of a very high cultural heritage in a modern city.
Strolling along the narrow roads of yesterday, we will outline the beginnings of the New World, where in the early fifteenth century the first colonial dwellings were built, we will tour the Colonial City.
In this historical and cultural tour we will approach the city of Santo Domingo, the principal capital of America, entering in front of the Malecon.
Fix your eyesight on undefeated landscapes of a gentle Caribbean.
We will travel through the streets of this city aboard comfortable buses, noting the most notable attractions of a modern city.
The solemnity of the National Palace represents a well-managed attempt of formal balances and historicist representations. We will disembark briefly to take pictures in front of the Presidential House.
We will have lunch in a typical restaurant, on your arrival you will receive a son of merengue, in an atmosphere of power, flavor and friendship. Delight in the popular typical dish, known as “the Dominican flag”.
Stay absorbed in this incomparable cultural experience, where you will relive the most relevant moments of the world heritage. Come and join us to rediscover the first city of the New World.
We will visit the Parque Colón, a large square. Its center protects the effigy of Christopher Columbus.
The masterpiece of a French sculptor by the name of Gilbert shows an Indian named Anacaona reaching a Columbus proudly standing on this pillar.
Take a trip around a colonial neighborhood, and examine its monuments and museums. It pays homage to the Cathedral Primada of America, where a fervent Catholic faith was born. Also known as the Metropolitan Cathedral of Santa María de la Encarnación, it was built in 1914. A hut made of royal palm, today occupies a whole block. Transiting your interiors for the first time is an indescribable experience. Its peaceful surroundings invite you to experience a reverent and spiritual feeling.
The Alcázar de Colón transports the traveler to the era of the first Spanish conquerors. The pedestrian street Atarazanas was the first commercial route in America. Walk along the outer edge of the Admiral’s Battery Wall, a walkway type walkway during the daytime hours.
The Royal Houses, formerly Presidential Palace, show great relics of the colonial era of the island.
Historical monument, once was the Church of the Jesuits.
In the National Pantheon an enormous copper lamp, hanging on a dome, emanates an inextinguishable perpetual flame, keeping high the memory of the heroes of this country.
It wanders freely around El Conde, a cobbled road spanning ten blocks filled with shops, restaurants and all kinds of people.
Walk along Calle Las Damas, not only the oldest in the Dominican Republic, but throughout the continent and preserves the largest number of monuments in the surrounding area.
We stop to observe the Faro a Colón, built in 1992 to celebrate the anniversary of the landing of Columbus in the Americas 400 and is the site where the remains of the explorer rest.
Upon our return to Punta Cana, we will make a stop at the Plaza Colón de La Romana and take advantage of one last chance to go shopping and take a break.
- Hotel main lobby
The tour includes:
- Creole lunch.
- Non-alcoholic soft drinks, water and coffee.
- Comfortable transportation round trip.
- Official tourist guide.
- Costs of entrance to the monuments that we will be visiting.
What to bring:
- Comfortable clothes.
- Comfortable shoes.
- Hat or cap.
- Enough cash to buy souvenirs.
The tour takes place:
- Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Pregnant women, people with heart disease, disability and / or mobility problems please contact our customer service center before booking this tour.
The ladies must be dressed covering their shoulders and knees to enter the Cathedral of Santo Domingo.