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 guests staying in this area of the Dominican Republic will be pleased to have easy site access during their visit. If you'd like to find a place within easy reach of Puerta De San Diego, you'll find a fair number of hotels to choose from in the area.

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

Vivacious visitors may also be attracted by the region because of the possibility of open-air activities. Visitors who enjoy testing their skillfulness on the green, might want to do so at the nearest golfing facility, which is Isabel Villas Golf. Free hours can also be planned at Montesinos Beach, the most close-by beach. Still, an additional selection of golf and beach choices remain in the community. Visitors will discover multiple interesting places out of the sun in this general vicinity. Just a short distance away you will find two additional interesting sites nearby you may want to check out--Fuerte De San Diego and Alcázar De Colón.


Contact Information

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


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