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.

Exhibits

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

Staying Close

Downtown Santo Domingo is a good option for those wishing to visit Alcázar De Colón, since visitors to this region of the Dominican Republic will have easy site access during their time there. There is a sufficient number of hotels in the locale around this attraction.

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
Bettye's Galleria Guesthouse Guest house 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) S
Hodelpa Caribe Colonial Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.2 km) S
Hotel Conde De Penalba Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.1 km) SSW
Tierra Plana Hostel 0.3 mi. (0.0 km) SW
Hotel Palacio Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.1 km) SW

Location and What's Nearby

Vivacious visitors may also be taken in by the region because of the opportunities for outdoor pursuits. Historic site guests with a keen interest in golf will surely enjoy heading over to nearby Isabel Villas Golf. If you aren't a golfer, consider spending some time at Montesinos Beach, the most convenient beach to visit. But, many other golf and beach opportunities remain in the vicinity. Visitors will also find multiple other interesting places to get away from the sun in this general area. Located only a short distance away are another pair of attractions--Puerta De San Diego and Plaza De Espana.

Information

Operating Hours

You might want to call the venue before you visit to determine their operating hours.

Payment

Arrive at this destination with plans to give over the cost of admission, which your party can nail down by phoning in advance.

Contact Information

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

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

 

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