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Chu Chu Colonial

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Address: Calle Isabel La Catolica esq Calle El Conde, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Phone Number: 809 686 2303
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Chu Chu Colonial is a historical touristic train tour, you will discover in...

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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Very enjoyable and educational. It is a pre-recorded information message. It tells you about all the buildings and history as you pass it . Wonderful part of the city. Very old.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Vicky D
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Toronto, Canada

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very enjoyable and educational. It is a pre-recorded information message. It tells you about all the buildings and history as you pass it . Wonderful part of the city. Very old.

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Aruba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Guided English and Spanish tour ride in the colonial zone of Santo Domingo. Very interesting historic facts, Columbus, the childhood home of Oscar de la Renta etc!! Very friendly guides, and safe feeling in this zone.

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Houston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good option to know the colonial center of Santo Domingo. They show you the best places and offer guided tour in Spanish and in English. It's a shame that you can't stop to see in a more detailed form the places, but if you have enough time, you can come back to make your own visit.

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Hollywood, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok tour, pricey for what you get.. Information is only provided in Spanish and not in English, it also seems very disorganized..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Chu Chu tour as part of an organised trip to Santo Domingo. It was ok, the guide was very knowledgeable, although it felt like we were going round in circles. Several parts of the tour we went past the same point 2 or 3 times. The guide however was using a portable microphone thing, where we were... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This was a fun little ride. It was difficult to see much. Certainly not comparable to most city tours, but still nice.

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Darlington, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

After a couple of hours walking around the Zona Colonial, getting tired, and still having so much to see----there was the Chu Chu to save the day. We sat comfortably in this open air "train", left the driving to "them", and listened while the buildings and neighborhoods were described. Very enjoyable for a half hour. (A ride twice that long... More 

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Oviedo, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Friends recommended the trolley, but it soon was clear that it was a waste because the lad responsible for telling details about points of interest was more interested in the two south-American tourists that shared the ride with us. You can easily walk with Google Maps and learn just as much.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

This was a lovely way to orient ourselves in the Zona Colonial on our first day. It was also a nice break from the sun.The guide didn't speak much English, but they provided us with a little speaker loaded with an English guide recording. Tickets are $12 US for adults.

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La Romana Province, Dominican Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

A useful introduction to the Zona Colonial that saved walking to identify where to visit later. English commentary was ok but could be improved.

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