Manuel Bolos & His Passion for Beautiful Art


Manuel Bolos and his gallery “Duendes del Caribe” or Spirits of the Caribbean, recently moved from the Santa Barbara area of the Colonial Zone to more expansive space on Isabel la Catolica near Calle Padre Belllini. His new gallery was selected to take advantage of the ever-increasing number of foreigners living in and visiting the […]


5 Fun Things To Do in the Colonial Zone


There are countless things to do in the Colonial Zone, or Ciudad Colonial, of Santo Domingo. But to fully enjoy the Colonial Zone and get a feel for the culture, we recommend the following fun activities. 1. Sunday Concerts at Ruins of San Francisco The Sunday night live musical performances at the Ruins of San […]


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Top Tips: Where to Stay in the Colonial Zone

Visiting the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo? The Colonial Zone is famous for being the first city of the Americas and its incredibly rich Spanish Colonial architecture. The Colonial Zone nightlife is also a draw for many, with great bars, restaurants, live bachata and merengue and even discos. In other words, there is so much […]

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Hostal Nicolas de Ovando Top Historic Hotel in the Caribbean

The Colonial Zone has once again been noted for its remarkable achievements in tourism with USA Today’s recognition of Hostal Nicolas de Ovando as one of the Top 10 Historic Hotels in the Caribbean. As the newspaper noted, the allure of these hotels is their architectural heritage and historic setting. These characteristics are impossible to […]

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Plaza Espana Restaurants

Dining al fresco on Plaza Espana in the Colonial Zone If you are looking for an unforgettable dining experience in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo, consider one of the many top quality restaurants on the famous Plaza Espana. One of the main attractions in the Colonial Zone, Plaza Espana is a very expansive square […]

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Luxury Vacation Condo in the Colonial Zone

Insider’s Tip on a brand new luxury rental opportunity in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo. If you are looking for a high-end, short term weekly or monthly apartment in the Colonial Zone, this is for you! Located in a brand new, highly acclaimed development in the heart of the Zona Colonial, this condo offers […]

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The Best Ways to Tour the Colonial Zone

There are lots of ways to visit the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo and tour the area’s many famous sights, museums, beautiful parks and Spanish Colonial Architecture. Whether you are arriving in Santo Domingo¬† at the port of Sans Souci on a cruise line, from Punta Cana or Bavaro by bus or directly by airplane […]

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Another Great Video of the Colonial Zone

A wonderful video of the Colonial Zone or Zona Colonial of Santo Domingo presented by Jose Luis de la Cruz. The video shows daytime and nighttime footage of El Conde and Parque Colon, in the very heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy!

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