Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo is the capital of the , the oldest European city in the Americas, and the most developed city on the island of Hispaniola. The old city is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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The Ozama Fortress was built in 1502 by the Spanish at the entrance to Santo Domingo's Ciudad Colonial, , and overlooking the Ozama River. Photo: Mariordo, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Columbus Lighthouse is a mausoleum monument located in , , in tribute to Christopher Columbus. is situated 2½ km east of Santo Domingo. Photo: Wikimedia, GPL.

The , or Columbus Alcazar, located in Santo Domingo's Ciudad Colonial, , and forms part of the Ciudad Colonial 's World Heritage Site. Photo: Marine 69-71, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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