The Paseo de Doña Blanca or The Pink Street of Puerto Plata is a beautiful attraction located in the center of the city where you can capture your stay in beautiful photos and videos and also nearby there are many interesting tourist attractions that fall in love with the senses.
The Paseo de Doña Blanca is undoubtedly one of the most visited picturesque attractions in the country, located in Puerto Plata, which is one of the tourist cities of the Dominican Republic that has great cultural and historical wealth and how to forget its gastronomy. On this beautiful island we find large cities, municipalities and beautiful corners.
Doña Blanca Alley, named after Doña Blanca Rainieri, a dedicated woman committed to her family, is a façade of the famous Victorian houses that Puerto Plata has. Which was very beautiful, the pink color that characterizes this alley will undoubtedly be one of the most photographed scenarios in our city.
The president of the Punta Cana Group, Frank R. Rainieri, exhorted Puerto Plata families to take an interest in rescuing Victorian houses, in paving streets, in recovering their monuments and buildings, in honor of their parents, to that this city recovers the laurels for which it was called the “silver cup” for five years.
Why is it important to come to this place? It is important that this is where tourism was born in the Dominican Republic and where the founder of the Punta Cana Group was born, promoter of tourism in the world, beauty and unique places in one place.
How to find Doña Blanca’s alley?
The Callejón de Doña Blanca is located vertically between John F Kennedy and Beller streets near the Pazoleta or Central Park of the city of Pto. Pta.
Who was Doña Blanca?
Doña Blanca, as she was known in Puerto Plata, was a dedicated woman committed to her family; serious, hard-working, strong and charitable, who with effort and dedication dedicated herself to educating her nine children; the eldest of whom was 17 when her husband died in 1914 in New York. Despite this, he was able to send several of them to complete their higher education in Italy.
Interesting history of the Paseo de Doña Blanca:
Tourism businessman Frank Rafael Rainieri Marranzini (Creator of the Punta Cana Group and recognized leader / visionary of the tourism industry in the Dominican Republic) commented that his grandparents Isidoro Rainieri and Bianca or Blanca Franceschini, originally from Italy, arrived in Puerto Plata in in 1898, 110 years ago, and realizing that a hotel was needed here to serve travelers, they decided to found the Hotel del Comercio, which they later changed its name to Hotel Europa.
He recalled that his grandmother Doña Blanca, as she was known in Puerto Plata, was a dedicated woman committed to her family, serious, hard-working, strong and charitable who, with effort and dedication, devoted herself to educating her nine children, the oldest of whom She was 17 years old when her husband died in 1914 in New York. Despite this, he was able to send several of them to complete their higher education in Italy.
In certain parts of the world, the chromatic fantasy fills the streets and buildings, making them magical and unique, which reaches the city of Puerto Plata thanks to the reopening and renovation of this cultural walk, today it will be one of the destinations to share and appreciate a beautiful street full of color to share with the whole family.
Cruise ship passengers or tourists and other tourists visiting the city will be taken here as part of the city tour. Some people might refer to this as the pink alley.
In the place, everything is wrapped in a pink that characterizes it, to which was added a life-size bronze statue of Mrs. Franceschini, sitting on a bench, used to take photos.
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