Historical Centre of Puerto Plata
WALKING TOUR - HISTORICAL CENTER OF PUERTO PLATA City
Enjoy an excellent walking tour through the Historic Center of Puerto Plata and discover the rich history of this city through memorable events and little-known facts.
The tour begins with the best introduction to Puerto Plata. A unique view of the city’s Victorian and Republican architectural heritage. This picturesque city that was designed by Christopher Columbus himself and his brother Bartholomew, on the admiral's second voyage, in 1496, and was then founded in 1502 by Fray Nicolás Ovando.
This approximately 2-hour walking tour covers the main sights of the city center accompanied by a local guide who will share fascinating stories of the city along the way while you take postcard-worthy photos.
In this 1.5-mile walk, you will also learn about the history, culture and people of this city that evolved with the influence of European immigrants.
¡Dare to live the TRUE Puerto Plata experience and learn about its historical monuments, cultural diversity, beautiful coastline, and rich cultural history!
We will visit the Rum Distillery, Umbrella Street, Doña Blanca Alley, Artisan Cigar Factory, San Felipe Cathedral, House of Culture, Amber Museum, San Felipe Fort, ending at the famous "La Mariposa Ice Cream Shop" where they serve our best artisan ice cream, fresh tropical fruit juices, exquisite coffees, and snacks with excellent service.
Wear comfortable and cool clothing and shoes