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Historical La Isabela

Castillo la Isabela, Luperon Municipality, Puerto Plata 15700, Dominican Republic
+1 809-320-1259
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Castillo la Isabela, Luperon Municipality, Puerto Plata 15700, Dominican Republic
+1 809-320-1259
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Not many people visit Isabella and to be honest that is what I like about it.You are free to roam anywhere you like.Mostly ruins you can still see and feel what was like. We walked in to the bush afterwards which was very nice.Beautiful views...More

Thank fatamorgana167
Reviewed 17 November 2016

the place its about 1 hour 10 minutes from downtown Puerto plata, when you arrive you are so impress by the beauty of the place, however the poor maintenance of the facility almost makes you cry, please study the place in google before you go...More

Thank Oceano42
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is one of America's first. The place is sadly lonely and not visited as it should. I had a very well educated guide who made this visited a very enjoyable occasion. I spend about 5 hours in the place but for most people this...More

Thank George S
Reviewed 18 February 2016

It's a 100pesos pp to get inside. We've been here for two times and it was always quiet, just us. We had a tour guide that speaks English. It's mostly ruins and a lot of history. Stunning view.

1  Thank CindyWorld
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

The place is absolutely interesting. Nice visit and nice museum. The place is quite big. The visit can last 1 hour max. Here you can see the only house in hispaniola of Colombo

Thank Alessio M
Reviewed 25 October 2015

This is a self guided tour that is controlled by the tour guide. The grounds are nice too. I went on this as part of a driving tour. Which was just long enough to be unrushed but allow time to explore.

Thank Hiddengirl2001
Reviewed 9 October 2015

This was a great place to visit if you like your history. La Isabela is the original place where Christopher Columbus stayed when he first settled. Lots of history to see and they have lots of the old items they found in a museum part...More

1  Thank Lanny W
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Beautiful place to visit. Spanish castle fort , visit the museum o find out about DR history. This is the place where Christopher Columbus enter Dominican republic

1  Thank angel c
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Get a car and drive to La Isabella. This way you'll get the scenery and all the sights and sounds of the local villages getting there. Oh and not forgetting the Christopher Columbus Archaeological site where you get your own guide and a real slice...More

1  Thank Plateglass
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Unfortunately I do not read Spanish. I sure I would have had a better time if the museum supplied information in other languages.

1  Thank mxmlxm
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