Puerta De San Diego

Anyone who wants to take in the entire Colonial District, needs to visit the Puerta De San Diego, the original gate into the city built in 1571. The gate, and the wall adjacent to it, served to protect the city from any and all attacks.


This is a popular attraction for tourist who are taking photographs, and is perfect for gaining perspective of the old city. For a neat view of the city, be sure to climb up the wall to the top.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Puerta De San Diego may choose to book their trip in downtown Santo Domingo, since visitors to this area of the Dominican Republic will be pleased to have easy access to this historic attraction during their time there. There is a respectable number of hotels in the locale around this landmark.

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

Location and What's Nearby

Island pastimes like working on one's golf game and beach-going are also enjoyed by many here. Visitors with an interest in showing their ability on the course, will be able to do so at the nearest golfing facility, which is Isabel Villas Golf. Long moments can also be enjoyed at Montesinos Beach, the most close-by beach. While the options above may be the closest, you'll still have access to numerous similar beach and golf options. Guests will discover a fair number of other interesting places to get away from the sun in this general area. You'll find two attractions -Fuerte De San Diego and Alcázar De Colón- both of which are situated within just a few miles of the historic site.


Contact Information

Location: Avenida del Puerto, downtown Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic


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