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The lavish building that has been the home and offices of the Dominican president since 1947.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A majestic place where a lot is discussed. I had the privilege to work for President Fernandez' first government, and with The World Bank in the Dominican Republic. This is a place where fundamental discussions on improving the life of dominicans, fomenting inclusive and sustainable...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mfiat2016
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Not a far walk from anywhere. View of the Caribbean Ocean. You can see the dome from many roof tops of many hotels. Palace guards are very friendly.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Viajerodeporvida
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Walked around the building.... National palace with common people living around :) Gives a very interesting perspective !!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank popcorn_in_CA
Reviewed 29 April 2018

My friend and I toured this site on a Sunday so we couldn't go inside. However we did get ready good photos from outside the gates and it was just cool to see where the Dominician President lived during our visit to the DR.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank modelchick1023
Reviewed 15 April 2018

The National Palace is in the middle of a neighborhood which makes it very cool. It is closed and you can only walk around. There is park with a plaque for each period for each president. It shows how so few have ruled the country.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank S1PRA
Reviewed 18 March 2018

we couldn't go in as they were preparing it for presidential arrival. But still a beautiful building.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank islandiceprincess
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Brief stop as part of an organised tour. The building itself is spectacular however you do pass through some very poor parts of Santo Domingo on the way which means that you probably get a really good contrast between the haves and have nots. Santo...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

There were guards in ceremonial outfits and a big iron fence. You can only look from the fence, but still worth stopping to look. A young boy had a basket selling drinks.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank rhondab868
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Just a quick stop but worth just to view the building. Guide was very knowledgeable. We were provide lots of history of the building, purpose and the government.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 749deborah
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely building that was built when the country was under a dictator. But looks very impressive with guards outside, plus police officer with whistle moving or stopping traffic

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank AndyMM1963
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