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

Those wishing to visit Palacio de Cerro may choose to book their trip in San Cristobal, since visitors to this area of the Dominican Republic will have the benefit of convenient access to the historical site during their time there. With only a few accommodations around the neighborhood around this historical site, minimal tourist traffic might be bargained for.

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

Location and What's Nearby

The neighborhood around Palacio de Cerro is not exactly well-known for its collection of food and beverage options, but tourists willing to explore may find a place to eat some local food. Vargos Restaurant, which dishes out International meals, is also the most convenient option for visitors to this historical site. The eatery is a short distance off, but out of the way enough that you will want to decide on taking advantage of some means of transportation to arrive.


Contact Information

Location: San Cristobal, the Dominican Republic


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