Iglesia Santa Bárbara, originally constructed in 1537, as it looks today sitting majestically alone along the north eastern most part of the walled city of Ciudad Colonial in the Santa Bárbara Section of the city. The side wall is shored-up with heavy steal pipes. The opposite side of the Santa Barbara Church looking down Calle […]
April brings the holiest of times, Easter known as Semana Santa, to Dominican Republic. There will be many processions throughout the streets of the Colonial City with people proclaiming their faith. There are masses in the many churches of the Colonial Zone some even officiated by Cardenal Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez. What’s happening in […]
Culture Ministry Announces “Noche Larga de los Museos, versión primavera” / “Long Night of Museums, Spring Version” with attractive art program all in Ciudad Colonial. A great event continued from last year, this year, 2014, the Minister of Culture, José Antonio Rodríguez, will again be organizing this great event. All can visit the museums and […]
The cool weather is almost over as Spring approaches. March is a quiet month after the Carnival festivities are over and the Semana Santa holiday approaches. Take a little breather and enjoy the calm. What’s happening in the Colonial Zone and around Santo Domingo. I will add March 2014 events going on in the Ciudad […]
What is there to do on a perfect Sunday afternoon in Ciudad Colonial? Go fly a kite or Chichigua as they are called here in Dominican Republic. Everyone is enjoying the soft breezes that occurred yesterday in the Zone at Plaza España. Are you looking for adventure or something to do in Dominican Republic?
We made it! Frommer’s’ Top Destinations for 2014, Ciudad Colonial is one of them! A quote form their article “This UNESCO World Heritage Site packs in cathedral, fort, and other ancient buildings to create one of the Caribbean’s richest historic areas. Now, with the 2013 completion of the new, four-lane Coral highway, it takes half […]