Alcázar de Don Diego Colón
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Tips from locals
A great museum to learn about the history of our colonizers. It's also very close to a lot of restaurants that open after noon.
After Diego Colón, the son of Christopher Columbus, became governor of the Indies in 1509, he had a palace built for him in Santo Domingo. It was the first viceregal residence in the Americas.
It is the oldest Vice regal residence in America, and forms part of the UNESCO's World Heritage Site buildings. The building houses the Diego Colón’s Museum, whose collection exhibits the Caribbean's most important ensemble of European late medieval and Renaissance works of art, which were acquired…
The Alcázar de Colón, or Columbus Alcazar, located in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, is the oldest Viceregal residence in America, and forms part of the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo World Heritage Site. The building houses the Museo Alcázar de Diego Colón, whose collection exhibits the…