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Santo Domingo Sights, Sounds, and Tastes, Including 6 Food Samplings provided by Santo Domingo Urban Adventures

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Santo Domingo Sights, Sounds, and Tastes, Including 6 Food Samplings

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
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Get to know the culturally rich capital of the Dominican Republic with this half-day tour. Your guide points out local haunts while city sightseeing and introduces visitors to Santo Domingo’s diverse cuisine washed down with ice-cold beer. Discover colonial architecture, local markets, and lively tales of Dominican history.
  • Half-day city sightseeing and food tour in Santo Domingo
  • Visit a local market, bakery, and Chinatown shop for tastings
  • Enjoy a selection of sweet and savory treats
  • Guide shares historical details in the UNESCO-listed Colonial Zone
Important Information
Departure Point
Plaza Pellerano Castro AKA Parque Rosado, esquina, Calle Isabel La Católica & Calle Arzobispo Portes, Santo Domingo 10210, Dominican Republic
Return Details
Calle Isabel La Católica, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Local English-speaking guide, selection of 4 treats at local bakery (may include baked coconut treat, sweet potato pudding, or traditional coconut, pineapple and milk treats), 2 treats at Chinatown shop (such as soft pudding, guava-filled cookies, or soft Chinese bread with pork), 1 bottle of beer. Note that the food samples may vary from tour to tour depending on what is available that day.
  • Snacks
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Additional food or drink, souvenirs and items of a personal nature, tips/gratuities for your guide.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Comfortable shoes to walk and fresh clothes. Sunglasses or sunscreen would be advisable.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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julia P wrote a review Dec. 2019
Nice, France35 contributions12 helpful votes
I have booked this tour via web site ... i did such reservation first time in my life and was a little bit worried especially because it was in such city as Santo Domingo But I have received all the confirmation and nesessary information on my mail very soon. On the meeting
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Date of experience: December 2019
Reshmi Theckethil wrote a review Apr. 2019
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It was an excellent tour with a very knowledgeable, friendly and experienced guide (Luis). The tour was so good that I decided to do another one for the evening.
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Date of experience: April 2019
Ken S wrote a review Feb. 2019
Nome, Texas14 contributions19 helpful votes
This was an excellent walking tour that was organized properly. They set up these different stops so that you can escape the heat by visiting different stores. If you are not used to hot weather, I suggest that you wear a hat. We made a stop to buy bottled water, but for me, I
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Date of experience: January 2019
Hartlgem wrote a review Feb. 2019
41 contributions27 helpful votes
On the positive the guide was lovely - the tour was on foot we want to a local café for a pastry ( savoury), then to a fruit stall which only had very old fruit which was fairly rotten ( not great....). Next stop was a bakery for a sweet then a juice. Then Chinatown for a bun
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Date of experience: February 2019
K.Leissle wrote a review Sep. 2018
Prague, Czech Republic5 contributions1 helpful vote
I did two tours this weekend with Santo Domingo Urban Adventures--City of Firsts, and Sights, Sounds, and Tastes--and both were absolutely brilliant! Miguel (City of Firsts) and Rainer (Sights, Sounds, and Tastes) were fantastic guides. It's the low season for tourism right now
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Chocolate and rum!
We went on a tweaked tour organised for our large group (split into smaller groups). We got a little history (cathe
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Jane D
Great staff who clearly enjoy their work
We were part of a large group tour (a couple hundred people organized into smaller, but still fairly large groups o
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Disappointing and overpriced
We were part of the group of 200+ that went on a 4 hour custom walking tour. Our subgroup of 48 people was way too
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A full and fun custom tour
Jose organized a custom tour for our massively large group, more than two hundred people, organized into nine group
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Extreme,y Disappointing to put it nicely
The first disappointment was discovering that what we were excited to see was as a group turned out to be my fiancé
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Henry P
Private tour of the Zona
We had a four hour private tour of the Zona Colonial and Tres Ojos with Luis. Excellent tour; lots of information
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Henry S
I was stood up twice for this tour! The day I booked the tour for no one showed up! So I called the agency and the
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Delicious food and great tour guides!
It was a fun and great one on one tour with my tour guides. I would definitely recommend it to other people! I like
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Cheyenne M
The Best Tour
If I could give more that five stars, I would. Louise was an AMAZING guide. He was so knowledgeable and friendly, g
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A fantastic evening in Santo Domingo!
We enjoyed a great evening in Santo Domingo with our guide Miguel. The tour included a fantastic balance of discove
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Trikke tour with Luis
This is a super fun trike trip around the Colonial district of Santa Domingo. Luis was very knowledgeable about the
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Ed P
Really great introduction to Zona Colonial
Louis was a friendly and engaging tour guide and this tour really helped me understand the context and history of Z
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Walking tour of Santo Domingo
Fantastic, very informative tour, where you will learn a lot about the city and will see all the prominent sights,
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Walking/cave tour and shopping tour
We did the walking/cave tour with Jose and Luis, and then the shopping tour with Jose a couple days later, and we h
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Jerilane J
Great tour and guides!
Had a great morning tour of historic colonial zone and Las Ojas. It was a full tour but guides divided their time
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Key Details
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  • Duration: 4h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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