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Fort Ozama

Calle de las Damas near Calle El Conde, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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The construction of one of the oldest forts in the Americas was completed in 1507.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice castle” (2 reviews)
“old world” (3 reviews)
“zona colonial” (8 reviews)
Calle de las Damas near Calle El Conde, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The defence of the colonial zone from the sea an the Ozama river was the fort Ozama. It has his old story and the modern story. Old one from the colonial time. Modern from 1800 to 1965 by the last civil war. The place have...More

Thank Jesus Gilberto C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to walk through, with pretty views. We actually had a guide walk us through and tell us the history ( but totally unnecessary )

Thank prestongrl
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Just walk, shop, take photos, something for lunch and rest of the time relax...with nice views in old time style area

Thank Jose Antonio G
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

It's one of the forts that make up fortifications around historical part of the city. We like climbing things so did just the same here - you can get on top of it and enjoy some good views, also see how things were built back...More

Thank Konstantin Y
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This building from the colonial era had served for many purposes including a jail during the tyranny of Trujillo. Originally built as part of the wall surrounding the city was part of the defense against attacks from pirates. The importance of this place was critical...More

1  Thank Salvador H
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A translator?? met me at the entrance and I gave in. Was glad I did. He did not speak much English but I speak a little Spanish and he really tried to explain. Very nice views...right on the river. Worth seeing.

Thank gopkrs
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Old Spanish fort that guarded the mouth of the river. Was occupied for a long history, and there are some great things to see and experience.

Thank Jolche
Reviewed 13 June 2017

when you are traveler, you have to visit this place. you can see the whole calle conde. you can be satisfied this place. I loved it.

Thank 민아 이
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Do not pay for a tour of absolutely nothing! Nice views of absolutely nothing... This is nothing but an empty half restored dump! Dominican tourism at its best!

Thank edegan77
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I'm always interested in castles/fortress sites so I was looking forward to have a look at the Ozama Fort. The experience was quite disappointing. The only available building is the main block composed of the square tower plus some additions. No signs, no information, no...More

Thank Hubi83
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Mariela E
13 December 2016|
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About 5 dollars in local currency.
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