Alcázar De Colón

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After Christopher Columbus discovered the New World, he left his legacy behind in the form of his son Diego. The home that Diego and his wife built in the 16th century, Alcázar de Colón, still stands today, allowing visitors to see how the prominent family lived.


Alcázar de Colón is a boxy building of white brick with elegant, palatial furnishings.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Alcázar De Colón may choose to book their trip in downtown Santo Domingo, since guests staying in this area of the Dominican Republic will be excited to have easy site access during their visit. If you'd like to stay somewhere close to this historical site, you'll have a reasonable number of hotel room choices in the vicinity.

Hotels near Alcázar De Colón
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Antiguo Hotel Europa Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.4 km) WSW
Hostal Nicolas De Ovando Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.3 km) S
Sofitel Frances Santo Domingo Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) SW
Bettye's Galleria Guesthouse Guest house 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) S
Hostal Nomandas Hostel 0.2 mi. (0.3 km) SW
Hodelpa Caribe Colonial Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) S
Hotel Conde De Penalba Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.1 km) SSW

Location and What's Nearby

Lively explorers might likely be enticed by the region because of the options for outdoor options. Guests who will enjoy testing their aptitude around the green, will want to do so at the most convenient golfing facility, which is Isabel Villas Golf. If golf doesn't tickle your fancy, think about heading over to Montesinos Beach, one of the closest beaches to this landmark. But, many other outdoor opportunities remain in the community. You will find a fair number of indoor places to visit in the vicinity. Located only a short distance away are two additional interesting sites nearby you may want to check out--Puerta De San Diego and Plaza De Espana.


Operating Hours

The daily schedule for this historical site is not readily available, meaning that your top chance at success is phoning ahead of time to make certain the property is open for business when you and your party have plans to head over.


If you need to know the price of admission, you should call Alcázar De Colón before your visit to determine how much they charge, or if they do at all.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (809) 686-8657 Or (809) 682-4750

Location: La Atarazana Street, Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic


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