Santo Domingo Travel Guide

Santo Domingo Sights

Calle Las Damas

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  • Zona Colonial
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Published 09/23/2016

Fodor's Review

"The Ladies Street" was named after the elegant ladies of the court: in the Spanish tradition, they promenaded in the evening. Here you can see a sundial dating from 1753 and the Casa de los Jesuitas, which houses a fine research library for colonial history as well as the Institute for Hispanic Culture; admission is free, and it's open weekdays from 8 to 4:30. The boutique Hostal Nicolas de Ovando is on this street, across from the French Embassy. If you follow the street going toward the Malecón, you will pass a picturesque alley, fronted by a wrought-iron gate, where there are perfectly maintained colonial structures owned by the Catholic Church.

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Calle las Damas, Santo Domingo, Nacional, 10211, Dominican Republic

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Published 09/23/2016

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