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Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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One Of The Major Gates On The River

This is one of the major gates in the old wall that is still intact and worth a quick visit as you... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Greater Melbourne, Australia

Be careful with the taxi and especially blue Toyota wan because it is a rip off. I recommend taxi... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
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The old entrance to Santo Domingo from the city's port.
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Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is one of the major gates in the old wall that is still intact and worth a quick visit as you walk through the Colonial Area.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Be careful with the taxi and especially blue Toyota wan because it is a rip off. I recommend taxi on call and Millennium is fair one.

Thank Djordje D
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I entered the gate to the Zona Colonial. Be careful because you can easily stumble. Rocky road. Littered with trash around.

Thank posejdon12345
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Part of the Fort System near Calle Las Damas and the Plaza Espana. Still can be entered to day if you wish from the main highway around the Colonial Zone Puerta de San Diego / Gate of St. James - Uphill from Highway

Thank Perkadventures
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is part of the fortification near the Governor's House (otherwise known as Alcazar de Colon). These gates and the House and surrounding plaza are a must see for history buffs. We did it on a bike tour - but note that is is difficult...More

Thank michaelhsia
Reviewed 24 April 2016

In this place you stll have this felling about old-time, the Spanish time is hier, it is never gone at all,

Thank JuanaCastro
Reviewed 13 March 2016

This gate is inside of the old military oupost. There was a fee of $10 to walk around the grounds. Go walk up to the top of tower to get the best view of the town!! There are local guides to walk around and explain...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 21 February 2016

This gate goes into Alcazar de Colon and Plaza de Espana ( Plaza de Armas ). It's worth a couple of pictures as you walk around area.

Thank bcsystems
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Off the main plaza, easy to fit in to the standard Zona Colonial walking tour. We fit our group underneath for a perfectly framed photo.

Thank Phillyjanie
Reviewed 24 September 2015

This place is right below the alcazar de colon. Used to be the gate/ entrance to the colonial city. Great place to visit.

Thank Byron P
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