A visual tour of Santo Domingo’s Colonial City

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Colonial City – or Zona Colonial – is an historic district located in the Dominican Republic’s capital of Santo Domingo.

Founded in 1498, it’s considered the oldest European settlement of the New World. Colonial City’s classic architecture is evident in various landmarks, buildings and cathedrals and has withstood the passage of time.

Take a look at some of the historic sights of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

A visual tour of Santo Domingo’s Colonial City

A visual tour of Santo Domingo’s Colonial City

Colonial City - or Zona Colonial - is an historic district located in the Dominican Republic's capital of Santo Domingo. Founded in 1498, it's considered the oldest European settlement of the New World. Colonial City’s classic architecture is evident in various landmarks, buildings and cathedrals and has withstood the passage of time. Take a look at some of the historic sights of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.