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Alcázar de Colón

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Gabriella
Gabriella
December 31, 2019
The Alcázar is one of the most relevant spots in the Ciudad Colonial and the first fortified palace in the New World. You can also visit the Columbus Alcazar Museum and contemplate the first viceroyship palace of the New World.
Kellmy
Kellmy
September 8, 2019
One of the most popular museums in the Colonial City is also its most impressive in architecture. Completed around 1512, this Gothic and Renaissance style palace was once the home of Diego Columbus, son of Christopher Columbus, and his wife María de Toledo, niece of King Ferdinand of Spain. With…
Ana
Ana
August 12, 2019
Great historical value
Jose
Jose
November 14, 2011
Built by Christopher Columbus's son between 1510 and 1514, this restored building was one of the first structures built in the oldest remaining European city in the Americas.
Cat
Cat
May 31, 2019
Home of Cristobal Colon.

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Location
Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo
Phone(809) 687-5361