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Full-Day Santo Domingo City Tour from Punta Cana

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    What to Expect
    Get ready to board a comfortable air-conditioned bus and immerse yourself in Dominican culture and heritage. On this tour you will rediscover the first city of the new world. Our expert tourist guide will take you over the first city of the Americas, learning historically-relevant facts of this modern-day metropolitan city.

    Stroll down the Colonial Zone and observe monuments and museums. Pay homage to the First Cathedral of the Americas, birthplace of a fervent Catholic faith know as the Catedral Metropolitana Santa María de la Encarnación .Stroll down Las Damas Street, the oldest back street not only in the Dominican Republic, but also in all of the Americas, Here you can see the largest amount of monuments in this area. Pass by The Museo de la Casas Reales, formerly the Governmental Palace. A walk across the Alcázar de Colón takes visitors back to the era of the first Spanish conquistadors. The pedestrian street known as Atarazanas was the first commercial street in the Americas. Cool off and take a small break while watching a movie about one of the famous Pirate in a 4D cinema.

    On the boardwalk of Santo Domingo you can appreciate the beauty of the Caribbean Sea and some modern buildings such as the Fine Arts Palace, National Theatre, Presidential Palace, and more. A nice lunch of typical Dominican food will be served in a prestigious restaurant.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Departs from most major Punta Cana and Bavaro hotels
    Departure Time
    Between 6am to 7am
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional guide
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Women must have shoulders and knees covered to enter the cathedral
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Our guide was very knowledgeable about the history of Santo Domingo. We had lunch in a local restaurant and visited a farmer's market. Very pleasant journey.
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    We did four excursions while we were in Punta Cana for our honeymoon: Saona Island, Reef Explorer, Santo Domingo Tour, and Scape Park. Based on my research before we left, I knew I wanted to do these four excursions, but Angel from Amstar (located at Secrets Cap Cana) gave us
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    Our day was long but Nacho our tour guide kept it exciting! It was a long commute from Punta Cana to Santo Domingo, but the coach bus ride kept us comfortable with a stop before and after. Take comfy shoes and lots of water.
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    Had a great day out...dont get me wrong it's a 2 hour plus ride in by coach and for the first hour we where not kept informed on what was going on.! Picking other guests from all over the place, but come on guys let your guests know? Munchie was our guide he was funny and pretty
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    Great tour that shows what San Domingo has to offer. The driver and guide were prompt for pick up which was super early. We then had a bit of waiting about while other people joined the bus... it would have been good to know what was happening once we got on the bus.. the guide
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