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Historical La Isabela

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Feb 12, 2019
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Jul 9, 2018
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Castillo la Isabela, Luperon Municipality, Puerto Plata 15700, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Walked around very interesting architecture amazing churches and street life going on care when crossing roads all a bit hap hazard but lots of police about lots of places to drink and eat and shopping

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Come see where Columbus landed. Wonderful museum and park, and a beach that won't quit with plenty of view, places to eat and people to meet. Don't miss it!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Susan H
Reviewed February 21, 2018

Don't go there expecting to find a fabulous historical site because it is not. Probably the visit will take half hour and you will see only a broken wall. some stones on the ground and a skeleton. I think the meaning of this place it...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Elisavet17-84
Reviewed November 2, 2017

Terrible workers. They are rude, and they don't even know where the bathrooms are. Our tour guide was disrespectful and didn't know the place.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank lilian s
Reviewed September 25, 2017

Take the long drive and drive the windy and bumpy road it`s worth every minute of it !!!! The most spectacular view for you and your family to enjoy ! Super shallow water and beautiful beach GO FOR IT !!! Unreal place to visit well...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Rick B
Reviewed March 24, 2017

Not many people visit Isabella and to be honest that is what I like about it.You are free to roam anywhere you like.Mostly ruins you can still see and feel what was like. We walked in to the bush afterwards which was very nice.Beautiful views...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank fatamorgana167
Reviewed November 16, 2016

the place its about 1 hour 10 minutes from downtown Puerto plata, when you arrive you are so impress by the beauty of the place, however the poor maintenance of the facility almost makes you cry, please study the place in google before you go...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Oceano42
Reviewed July 20, 2016

This is one of America's first. The place is sadly lonely and not visited as it should. I had a very well educated guide who made this visited a very enjoyable occasion. I spend about 5 hours in the place but for most people this...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank George S
Reviewed February 18, 2016

It's a 100pesos pp to get inside. We've been here for two times and it was always quiet, just us. We had a tour guide that speaks English. It's mostly ruins and a lot of history. Stunning view.

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank CindyWorld
Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

The place is absolutely interesting. Nice visit and nice museum. The place is quite big. The visit can last 1 hour max. Here you can see the only house in hispaniola of Colombo

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Alessio M
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