Alcazar de Colon Santo Domingo
The Alcazar de Colon is a palace located in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo, was the home of the Columbus family.
Description of the palace in the Colonial Zone
This palace, located in the Colonial
Zone of Santo Domingo, was the family home Columbus. Today is one
of the most visited museums in Santo Domingo.
The Alcazar de Colon was built between 1510 and 1514 with coral rock. This palace has hosted for centuries the great Spanish conquerors. Abandoned in the 18th century it was renovated in 1955 and turned into a museum dedicated to the Viceroy and Admiral Don Diego Columbus. The museum displays a rich collection of over 800 items such as furniture, sculptures, tapestries, ceramics and paintings dating from the thirteenth to the twentieth century.
The palace is part of the most visited attractions in Santo Domingo.
To visit the old city and its many museums, the ideal is to choose a hotel in the Colonial Zone.
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Location - Access Alcazar de Colon
The Alcazar de Colon is located
in the Plaza de Espana in the Colonial
Zone of Santo Domingo.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday
Price: RD $ 100.00 (on 12/2011).