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El Conde of Santo Domingo - video

El Conde, a reference point for appointments and meetings, is one of the oldest and most famous streets of Santo Domingo.

It stretches for over a kilometer, from Parque Independencia (guagua bus terminal-terminus of Boca Chica Express, which runs between Boca Chica and the Capital from early morning until ten at night) is up to the Parque Colón (Spanish Steps with the Columbus House and the first Cathedral of the Americas), the center of the Colonial Zone.


El Conde pedestrian throughout, offers a lively promenade with tourists, locals and beautiful girls, full of colors, clothing stores (E 60, Kalea, Passarela, etc.), souvenir (Carmelinas, El Conde, Felipe & Co, etc.) and  jewelers (Di Carlo), shopping centers (Jumbo Express, Plaza Lambas, Plaza Latina, Ferreteria Questas, Sidereria California), mobile shops (Claro, Orange) and internet point, CD and music shops (Musicalia), cigar shops (Cigars and King, Conde 109 Cohiba and Columbus Plaza in Plaza Colon) bar restaurants (including Paco's Grand Cafe, now Grand's Cafeteria and Bar, historian, since 1967, and very popular at the beginning of Conde on the side of the Parque Independencia; La Cafeteria, Anacaona and the prestigious Hard Rock Cafe in Plaza Colon, the suggestive El Meson de Luis and Meson D' Bari a few meters from El Conde in Calle Hostos), fast food pizzerie (Petrus, Pizza Hut, Pollo Rey), ice cream parlors (Bon), hotels, including the Mercure Hotel and the El Conde de Penalba Hotel, in a strategic position in Plaza Colon, and a few meters from Plaza Colon, in Calle Isabel la Catolica, the Hodelpa Hotel.

Below, the photo gallery of El Conde.


aesthetically questionable but very popular and with an excellent service Paco's Grand Cafe, now Grand's Cafe and Bar

at the end of El Conde, El Conde de Penalba hotel restaurant, in front of Parque Colón
Parque Colón and the Catedral Metropolitana y Primada de America de Santa Maria La Menor
to the left of El Conde de Penalba the Hard Rock Cafe



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