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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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History lesson relaxing

45 minute tour around the Zona Colonial area of santo Domingo. The first place Christopher Columbus set foot in 1492. Great history and architecture. The audio in English wasn't... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Cathie P
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Langley City, Canada

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great way to see Old Town and learn about the history of the old buildings. Recommend you do this first so you can learn the neighborhood.

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Langley City, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

45 minute tour around the Zona Colonial area of santo Domingo. The first place Christopher Columbus set foot in 1492. Great history and architecture. The audio in English wasn't the greatest but the guys working on the train pointed everything out to you. Relaxing way to see the streets and sites

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So it was fun, but it totally wasn't worth it because you were flying by too fast to actually see and learn anything. The guys that work the train were affable though and if all you want to do is get driven around to all the different sites in the Colonial Zone really fast instead of walking to them then... More 

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

riding the train will let you see the most interesting streets and monuments in Old Town Santo Domingo

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Lake Zurich, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice trip, but be sure you dont sit in the first wagon or from the engine noise you will not be able to hear anything. A nice round about the old city. They have a tour in English and in Spanish, so it's really nice. I would recommend to others

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Great way to scale up places worth visiting in the old city. Guide in various languages. Xxxxxxxxxxccccccxxxxxx

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Nice little ride around Zona colonial. Definitely helps sight seeing all the points of interest in the city but the narrative during the ride sucked. Our guide was a teenager that didn't speak English. Just played a cassette that described each point of interest. That's why only 3 stars

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South Orange, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This is a great way to get a good overview of the Colonial side of the city if you don't feel like walking, if it's raining outside, or if you have small children with you. The trains are very quiet, and aren't belching diesel, so they don't detract from the quaint surroundings of the old city. Take a ride!

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Guaynabo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

this train will take you around the colonial zone. It is a short ride but you will learn a lot, get to ask questions about Dominican history and have fun.

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Hawkwell
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

We were on a city tour which included a ride on the Chu Chu Colonial Tourist Train. In the heat of the early afternoon it was great to sit back, relax and get a view of the major landmarks. There is a commentary provided and a team member points out the major sights. The streets are quite tight and we... More 

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