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This cobblestone street, the first ever built in the New World, is known for its numerous beautiful structures from centuries past.
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

walking on this street is so much fun if you love colonial history and architecture. Very charming and you feel as if you are walking through history. Fun for couples, solo and especially with families. Lot of History in santo domingo and in the colonial...More

Thank Carl J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the main street of Colonial Santo Domingo. It is called the street of the Dames, referring to the ladies of the spanish court who came to live to the island with their families. Diego Colon, Christopher's brother lived at the palace and the...More

Thank Jasogu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

THis street goes from the edge of the fort up past El Conde and Colon Park. You will see the nicest hotel in the Zone, the French Embassy, the old fort, old houses that Colombus lived in etc. A nice walk. Oh, and don't forget...More

Thank Dan E
Reviewed 6 September 2017

to get a feeling of the colonial times you need to take a stroll down this street and visit or at least take notice of all the buildings on the street. This was the first stoned street of the new world. Is called Las Damas...More

Thank Ivanreynoso
Reviewed 4 September 2017

One of the first streets in America! It deserves a visit, as you will be transported to the 1500s. Well conserved.

Thank nestordaniel
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Tons of things to visit and see on this street. Definitely worth look and walk down. The Zone is easy to travel by foot.

Thank wateryhobos
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I've been to the Colonia Zone more than a few times but I never ventured out and explored in the evening. This area offers many great restaurants and bars and some shopping. It seems like the area is developing and I fully expect that in...More

Thank ClaytonGush
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most significant street in the heart of the old city. This is were the ladies of the Court walked to exhibit their fancy costumes and dresses during the Spanish settlement. As the first street in the new world this cobblestone...More

Thank Carlos E
Reviewed 5 August 2017

It is a small very nice street to walk where the first royal ladies use to walk and with the oldest fortress in the new world.

Thank seasonedvisitor
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Calle de Las Damas is an old historic street, also one of the nicest and calmest streets of old Santo Domingo. Definitely a place to go!

Thank Adrian K
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13 March 2015|
Response from Graham P | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at cayo levantado, sorry although they have airport transfer not sure this helps