Santo Domingo Journals

Port of Call: Dominican Republic

A May 2007 trip to Santo Domingo by MikeInTown

Alcazar de Colon Photo, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic More Photos
Quote: Our Royal Caribbean cruise made a stop at Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic where we did the Santo Domingo Tour Excursion.

Royal Caribbean Santo Domingo Excursion

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Alcazar de Colon Photo, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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This excursion is offered by Royal Caribbean at the Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic port of call. We had a 2-hour ride on a tour bus from the port to the capital city, Santo Domingo. Upon arrival, our guide led us on a 2-hour walking tour of Zona Colonial (Colonial Zone). Zona Colonial is full of historical homes, monuments, chapels, and cathedrals – some dating back to the 1500’s when the Spanish occupied the island. Our first stop was the former palace of Diego Columbus (son of Christopher Columbus). It is now a museum called Alcazar de Colon. We were led on a 20-minute tour through the small doorways and dark rooms of the residence where we saw the furniture, weap...Read More

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