Palacio de Cerro

Built to be the palace for Trujillo, is never actually served as his residence. Visitors are free to explore the house and see what was to be the nation's dictator was to spend his days.

What to Expect

The residence features several floors with plenty of rooms that you could expect to find in a mansion. The etched ceilings, antique furniture, and quality decorations make this a site to definitely bring a camera to, as when you finally get to the top you will have a nice view of the city below.

The building is a tan color, and consists of four main floors, with the top three featuring sets of floor-to-ceiling windows that give a panoramic view of the city. In front of the palace are gardens that make a great short walk.

Staying Close

Consider staying in San Cristobal if you plan on visiting Palacio de Cerro, as travelers to this area of the Dominican Republic will have the benefit of easy access to this historic attraction for the duration of their trip. With just a small number of accommodations around the region within the vicinity of Palacio de Cerro, only a little foot traffic can be bargained for.

Hotels near Palacio de Cerro
Hotel Type Island Distance Direction
Ayala Apart-Hotel Motel -- -- --

Location and What's Nearby

Dining options aren't particularly plentiful in the region near this historical site, however, you might find a couple places that will satisfy hungry guests. The most convenient eatery is Vargos Restaurant, which serves International meals. The restaurant is maybe about a short distance away from this landmark, so grab a table and enjoy a meal.


Contact Information

Location: San Cristobal, the Dominican Republic


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