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My 16 year old daughter and I took this tour. It’s fairly cheesy, but worth going. Because we speak... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Rapid City, SD
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A good screening tool

This little train runs hourly through the center of the colonial city wandering along the streets... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2018
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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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.
Calle Isabel La Catolica esq Calle El Conde, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the train ride because it looked so cute. But honestly, unless you have children - or elderly persons that have limited walking capabilities - this is not worth it. Best to stroll the area on foot.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank FrancisLovesTravel
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

My 16 year old daughter and I took this tour. It’s fairly cheesy, but worth going. Because we speak English a guide stood next to us and held a speaker that gave the tour in our language. The tour was somewhat informative, but mostly it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

This little train runs hourly through the center of the colonial city wandering along the streets while you have a recording in the language of your choice describing what you are looking at. You cannot hop on and off. It is a good initial screening...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Eduprat
Reviewed July 5, 2018

The tour itself takes about 20 minutes. You get told interesting things about the city and it is a nice way to have a look around without doing all the walking. I would recommend .

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank BarbaraRiekwel
Reviewed June 16, 2018

if you don't want to pay for the tour guide in zona colonial who BTW ask 40 us $ for 1 hour you can go by this small train around :)

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Good activity and made a relieving relief from walking all day. Not too good for the hard of hearing even more so if your sat by people who talked over everyone and of course the sound system wasn't that great. Seemed like we were hopscotching...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Nice enough ride around the town centre and places of interest, but found it a bit hard to follow due to the poor sound.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 27, 2018

Went on this as part of an organized trip. It lasts about 40 mins and goes around the old city with a recorded commentary.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank G3353TIsandrat
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

This was a good summary of the colonial zone and a good way to see it quickly. We paid $500 pesos per adult and our 22 month old rode free. I thought the ride was comfortable and informative. We elected for English and they played...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank diogenesm2015
Reviewed March 9, 2018

This was included as part of a wider city tour we booked with TUI (Thomson). If his was all we had been offered I would have been very disappointed but it does give you some idea of the layout of the colonial zone although the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from josephine20172017 | Reviewed this property |
I found the best place to purchase lovely rings, bracelets, etc was near the market square from the street vendors. Street vendors are licensed and are easily identifiable.
November 26, 2016|
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Response from Mario G | Reviewed this property |
You can take a Taxi cab, Uber is the best option. It is about 15 minutes drive. The ticket office is just where the train departs.. Hope it helps...
January 5, 2015|
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Response from dulcearzeno | Reviewed this property |
From 9:00 am till 5:00 pm. Capacidad para desplazar diariamente 1024 pasajeros. Audio guide in 5 languages: Español, English, French, Italian and Russian. Adults $12 USD Children(under 12) $ 7 USD