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Alcázar de Colón (Columbus Palace) Tours

Alcázar de Colón (Columbus Palace)
This UNESCO World Heritage site located in Santo Domingo’s Colonial Zone, is the oldest Viceroy residency in all of the Americas. Once the home of the famous Columbus family, the symmetrical structure was built by the famous explorers son is 1515.

This historic site, which is now home to the Museo Alcazar de Diego Colon, was once an architectural constellation of fifty rooms, gardens and courtyards. While this once impressive palace is today approximately half the size, the artifacts, tapestries and documents on display in the museum showcase a rich and colorful history that grants travelers a deeper understanding of the culture and stories of Santo Domingo, as well as one of the world’s most well-known explorers.

Practical Info

The museum — the most popular in Santo Domingo — is open Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Address: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
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Half day City Tour Santo Domingo

Half day City Tour Santo Domingo

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With rich colonial history, Santo Domingo ranks among the Dominican Republic’s must-see cities—but exploring solo means missing its hidden secrets. On this tour, begin with pickup at your Santo Domingo hotel and explore the city with your guide. Hear the backstories behind top attractions including the 16th-century Cathedral of Santa María la Menor and the Museo de las Casas Reales, and admire the Ozama River from the Ozama Fortress.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
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Full Day City Tour Santo Domingo

Full Day City Tour Santo Domingo

Immerse yourself in the history of the Dominican Republic's first city on this history-focused tour. You'll spend a full day exploring the city highlights with a guide to enrich your experience, providing commentary and navigation. Sites visited include the UNESCO-listed Colonial Zone, the Casas Reales, the Cathedral, Colon Park. Calle de las Camas, El Conde, and others.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.00
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Walking With a Local At Colonial Zone

Walking With a Local At Colonial Zone

We will start our tour at the center of the colonial zone visiting historical sites and some interesting museums full of history, we will take colorful pictures along the way and try typical snacks while interacting with the locals.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.00
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What are Alcázar de Colón (Columbus Palace) hours of operation?
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Alcázar de Colón (Columbus Palace) hours of operation: Tuesday-Sunday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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