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Chu Chu Colonial

Address: Calle Isabel La Catolica esq Calle El Conde, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Phone Number: 809 686 2303
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Ranked #16 of 65 Attractions in Santo Domingo
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Walking, Shopping
Owner description: Chu Chu Colonial is a historical touristic train tour, you will discover in 45 minutes 500 years of...
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Walking, Shopping
Owner description: Chu Chu Colonial is a historical touristic train tour, you will discover in 45 minutes 500 years of History, monuments, churches, parks and colonial houses. Our schedule is from 09:00AM to 05:00PM every day.

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English first
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We took Chu Chu Colonial as part of Day Trip excursion by Nexus Tours. We had Spanish speakers in our group, but the majority was English speakers. They gave one wagon for 6 persons Spanish speakers and another wagon to around 25 persons English speakers. We found it so cramped, really uncomfortable. There were no space at all and everybody... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Despite not usually enjoying this type of activity it was actually quite pleasant and we got to see a lot of the city in a very short space of time. Would recommend doing early so you get your bearings around the city. One of the street dogs followed us enthusiastically the whole way round and the locals seem pleased to... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Enjoy the old fashioned chu-chu you enjoy in so many parks in the U.S. while touring Colonial Santo Domingo. The cost is nominal and drivers thoroughly versed on the history and points of interest. Enjoy!

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North Bay, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

A relaxing way to view the historic colonial zone in Santo Domingo. At just 500 RD, it was really inexpensive... Too bad I don't understand a word of Spanish... will have to ride it again with a translator guide next time.

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Moncton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Easy way to cover lots of ground while learning some interesting facts about the history and architecture. Very inexpensive and friendly staff

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Cleveland, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We enjoyed our first ride so much we took the train again later the same day in the evening. Getting even more info on the history than what we'd read before coming was beneficial. Somehow it was just plain fun to ride around and wave and even be waved to. We found the train great for seeing things from a... More 

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Sisters, Oregon
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013 via mobile

If I don't like something usually don't write a review because others may like something I don't. Only disappointment in the four days we visited Santo Domingo. It is advertised as a 35 to 45 minute tour of the old Colonial City. More like 20 minutes to 22 minutes at best. At 500 pesos $11 USD way over priced. Would... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

riding around the colonial city, on this vehicule, its really nice..drives you around the most important monuments and buildings, and everythings its xplained to you on the go

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caribbean
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89 reviews 89 reviews
28 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

this tour is a nice option to have an overview of the old part of the city aka colonial zone, it covers most of the area, the tour is very good, I took it in spanish , not sure if they have it in english, think so, but is a nice option, it departs every 45 minutes and afterwards walk... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This train starts from the Park Colon and goes all over the Colonial Zone. It was comfortable, and the recorded program was very easy to understand and informative. My husband and I like to research where we are going before we arrived, but were pleasantly surprised to learn things that none of the online or travel books mentioned! Very reasonable... More 

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