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Colonial Zone and Dominican Republic

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colonial zone, santo domingo, dominican republic map marked with the sights and monuments
Plaza Bartolomé de las Casas
Church and Convent of Regina Angelorum was the first building made exclusively for the Dominican nuns. The original structure was replaced with the building that is there now was completed in 1722. click for more info
Casa del Tostado The original house of Francisco Tostado dated 1520 to 1530. This house, now the home of the Museum of the Dominican Family
Cathedral de Santa Maria, the first in the Americas. A magnificant and monsturous structure. click for more info
montecino
Mercado Modelo is a large gift shop / mall
Forts
Houses
Points of Interest
Fuerte de San José was part of a series of bastions built to defend the city of Santo Domingo. The equipped artillery platform, with it's two look out points and cannons was part of the walls that surrounded the city. click for more info
Puerta de la Misericordia/Gate of Mercy once a  part of the  original city walls
Cemetery on Avenue Independencia inaugurated in 1824. Many of the founders, the people that created Santo Domingo, are buried here. Click for more information and picture
Puerta El Conde, the door to Independencia Park
Fuerte de la Concepcion located along the west wall of the walled city.
The Fortress of Santo Domingo also known as Fortelaza Ozama. Its strategic location gives it a perfect view or anyone gaining entry to the city. It overlooks both the Ozama River and the Caribbean Sea from high on its steep bank. It was such a formidable stronghold that it was never seized by force. Built between 1502 and 1508 by Gómez Garcia de Varela. Click for more info and to see an aerial view of this fort.
The Statue of Oviendo is cast in bronze in 1977 to honor Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo who was the governor of the fortress. click for more info
Aduana Puerto de Santo Domingo/Port of Santo Domingo
Church and Convent of las Mercedes, was known as one of the most distinguished temples in the Indies. click for more info
Iglesia Santa Bárbara is one of the oldest churches with a fort
El Fuerte de Santa Bárbara / Fort of Santa Barbara was the third stage of protection in the city
Ruinas de Monasterio de San Francisco almost 2 blocks of buildings in ruins. Looking majestic and eerie.
Capilla de los Remedios
Convento e Iglesia de los Dominicos/Monastery and Church of the Dominican Order
Fuerte de San Miguel it is in bad decay
Iglesia del Carmen click for more info
Casa del Tapao house has a few different legends that are said to have existed behind its walls. click for more info
Iglesia Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia
Casa de la Moneda/House of Currencies
Fuerte de San Gil built to help protect the city from Pirate and marauder attack.
 Fuerte de la Caridad/ Fort of Charity
Fuerte de San Lazaro also known as the hopsital of Lepers
Iglesia de San Lazaro built in 1573 and became a hospital for the poor and destitute
Iglesia de San Miguel built around1650.and almost entirely destroyed in an earthquake
Chapel of the Third Dominican Order
Ermita de San Antón/Hermatige of San Anton
 Plaza at Ermita de San Anton and Fort San Francisco (Not sure of its name)
Ruins and Hospital San Nicolas de Bari
House and Museum of Juan Pablo Duarte
Casa del Cordón was the first stone house in the New World
Casa de Juan Viloria
Puertas de San Diego
Plaza de Espana
Bateria del Almirante/ Battery of the Admiral
Plaza María de Toledo made to honor Doña María de Toledo.
Las Casas Reales/The Royal Houses
Alcantarilla Colonial/ Colonial Culverts. the First sewage system in the Americas
Fuerte de la Carena
Convent and Church of Santa Clara
Fuerte de Angulo
Museo de las Casas Reales artifacts and  historical exhibits
Sun Dial/Reloj de Sol is one of the oldest in the Americas
Casa de las Gárgolas
Alcázar de Colón/Columbus Palace where Diego Columbus and his wife Maria de Toledo lived until 1523.
Casa de los Jesuitas is one of the oldest buildings in the city.
Panteón Nacional house the remains of some of the Dominican Republics heroes
house of the explorer and conqueror of Mexico Hernán Cortés.
Long staircase connecting Calle Las Damas con la Avenida El Puerto
Governor Nicolás  Ovando's Residence beautifully restored now a hotel.
Casa del Sacramento/The House of Sacrament was origianally two house
Palacio Consistoral is distinguished by it's tower
Calle las Damas made in 1502, it is the oldest street in the Americas
Plazoleta de los Curas is a small plaza whose surrounding buildings housed high church officials and offices. Puerta del Perdón
Plazoleta Padre Billini an attractive little park
The Chapel of San Andrés the second hospital to be built in the colonial city
Park or Plaza of Fort San Jose has some large trees with benches encircling them
Amber World Museum and The Larimar Factory
The Larimar Museum
Museo de la Porcelana/Museum of Porcelain
Fuerte Invencible
 Fuerte de San Francisco
Casa de las Academia
Altar de la Patria Tomb of the Patriarchs of the Country
Ceiba de Colon a tree stump with history
Mar Carib / Caribbean Sea
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Calle El Conde The oldest Commercial street in the city
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Casa del Tapao house has a few different legends that are said to have existed behind its walls. click for more info
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Park or Plaza of Fort San Jose has some large trees with benches encircling them
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Naval Museum of the Atarazanas
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Rum and Sugar Museum
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Convento e Iglesia de los Dominicos/Monastery and Church of the Dominican Order
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Callejón
de Regina
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Palacio Consistoral is distinguished by it's tower
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 Fuerte de San Francisco
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Plaza de Espana
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Plaza Bartolomé de las Casas
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San Lazaro Sector
San Miguel Sector
Santa Barbara Sector
San Anton Sector
Ciudad Nueva
Zona Colonial Sector
La Sirena Shopping Center
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Aduana Puerto de Santo Domingo/Port of Santo Domingo
 Fuerte de San Francisco
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Calle El Conde The oldest Commercial street in the city
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China Town
Click for Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Forecast
Our map of Colonial Zone in Santo Domingo / Mapa de la Zona Colonial de Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic / República Dominicana. It is a complete map of all the monuments and sights in the oldest city in all the Americas.
Mouse over an item on our map of Colonial Zone and a little pop up box will appear. This window will tell you what is in that spot. The Spot will link to the description and pictures of the location. The links will open in a new window so you can keep the map open.  Below are the corresponding numbers on the map. Make a copy for when you walk around the Zone to help you on your tour.

To see all the Monuments, Sights, Museums, Parks, Churches and all our Sightseeing pages go to our sights index page.
1. Puerta el Conde / Door of the Conde
2. Altar de la Patria / Altar of the Nation
3. Fuerte de la Concepcion
4. Fuerte de la Caridad/Fort of Charity
5. Iglesia de San Lazaro / Church of San Lazaro
6. Mercado Modelo
7. Fuerte de San Lazaro
8. Calle del Conde / Street of the Count
9. Iglesia y Convento de las Mercedes / Church and Convent of Our
    Lady of Mercy
10. Casa de las Academias or Casa de Luis
11. Iglesia de San Miguel
12. Fuerte de San Miguel
13. Ruinas (ruins) El Hospital San Nicolás de Bari
14. Iglesia Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia
15. Casa de los Medallones/House of Medaillions or Casa de la Moneda /
     House of Currencies
16. Capilla de la Tercera Orden Franciscana / Chapel of the third
      Franciscan Order
17. Ruinas (ruins) del Monasterio de San Francisco
18. Amber World Museum /  Larimar Factory
19. Plaza at Ermita de San Anton and Fort San Francisco
20. Ermita de San Antón / Hermatige of San Antón
21. Fuerte de San Francisco
22. Iglesia Santa Bárbara / Church of Santa Barbara
23. Fuerte de Angulo
24. Fuerte de la Carena
25. Fuerte de Santa Bárbara
26. Ceiba de Colon
27. Museo de Juan Pablo Duarte / Museum of Juan Pablo Duarte
28. Museo Naval de las Atarazanas / Naval Museum of the Atarazanas
29. Bateria del Almirante / Battery of the Admiral
30. Alcazar de Colón / Columbus Palace
31. Puerta de las Atarazans
32. Casa Reales (Las) / The Royal Houses
33. Alcantarilla Colonial /  Colonial Culverts
34. Casa del Cordón / House of Cords
35. Plaza de España or Plaza de Armas
36. Puerta de San Diego / Gate of St. James
37. Museo de las Casas Reales / Museum of the Royal Houses
38. Reloj de Sol / Sun Dial
39. Fuerte Invencible
40. Capilla de los Remedios / Chapel of Remedies
41. Casa de los Jesuitas / House of the Jesuites
42. Casa de las Gárgolas / House of the Gargoyles
43. Casa de Juan Viloria
44. Panteón Nacional / National Pantheon
45. Plaza María de Toledo
46. Casa de Hernán Cortés
47. Residencia de Ovando / Governor Nicolás Ovando's Residence
48. Palacio de Borgellá



49. Parque Colón / Columbus Park
50. Palacio Consistorial
51. Cathedral de Santa Maria / Cathedral of Santa Maria
52. Plazoleta y Callejónde los Curas / Plaza and Alley of the Cures
53. Larimar Museum
54. Casa del Sacramento / House of Sacrament y  Casa de los Presidentes /
      House of the Presidents
55. Calle las Damas
56. Fortress of Santo Domingo also known as Fortelaza Ozama
57. Convento y Iglesia de Santa Clara / Convent and Church of Santa Clara
58. Plazoleta Padre Billini
59. Casa del Tostado / House of Tostado and
      Museo de la Familia/ Museum of the Dominican Family
60. Plaza Bartolomé de las Casas
61. Parque Duarte
62. Capilla de la Tercera Orden Dominica / Chapel of the Third
      Dominican Order
63. Casa del Tapao
64. Park or Plaza of Fortelaza San Jose
65. Fuerte de San José / Fort of St. Jose
66. Statue of Fray Anton de Montesin
67. Iglesia y Convento Regina Angelorum / Church and Convent of
     Regina Angelorum
68. Museo de la Porcelana/Museum of Porcelain
69. Iglesia del Carmen/Church of Our Lady of Carmen
70. Capilla de San Andrés / The Chapel of San Andrés
71. Fuerte de San Gil/Fort of San Gil
72. Puerta de la Misericordia/Gate of Mercy
73. Las Atarazanas / The Atarazanas
74. Cementerio de la Avenida Independencia / Cemetery
      Avenue Independencia
75. Malecón
76. Casa de Bastidas / House of Bastidas
77. Casa de Diego Caballero
78. Casa de los Dávila / House of Dávila
79. Colegio de Gorjón/ College or School of Gorjón (Centro Cultural
      de España)
80. Plaza Pellerano Castro
81. Stairs of las Damas/ Escalinatas de las Damas
82. Rum and Sugar Museum
83. Capilla de la Tercera Orden Dominica / Chapel of the Third
      Dominican Order
84. Memorial Museum of Dominican Resistance / El Museo Memorial de la
     Resistencia Dominicana
85. Casa de Hernán Cortés or Casa de Francia
86. Trampolín, Museo Infantil / Trampoline, Children's Museum
87. Fuerte de San Anton
88. Plaza de la Poesía/  Plaza of the Poetry
89. Parque María Trinidad Sánchez
90.Cultural Center of Telecommunications Museum/ el Centro Cultural de
     las Telecomunicaciones (CCT) Museo.
91. Stairs of Calle el Conde/ Escalinatas el Conde
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Stairs of Calle el Conde/ Escalinatas el Conde - Long staircase connecting Calle el Conde with la Avenida El Puerto
Stairs of Calle el Conde/ Escalinatas el Conde - Long staircase connecting Calle el Conde with la Avenida El Puerto