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Ranked #1 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Religious Sites
This impressive cathedral, one of the earliest built in the Americas, is known for its dramatic architecture.
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Ranked #2 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Geologic Formations
A group of interconnected caves near Santo Domingo.
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Ranked #3 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Historic Sites; Castles
Owner description: Built by Christopher Columbus's son between 1510 and 1514, this restored building was one of the first structures built in... more » Owner description: Built by Christopher Columbus's son between 1510 and 1514, this restored building was one of the first structures built in the oldest remaining European city in the Americas. « less
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Ranked #4 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
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Ranked #5 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Gardens; National Parks
Full of flowers and plants native to the island, the gardens offer tram tours of the facilities.
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Ranked #6 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Owner description: Aquamundo es un Museo Marino y de distintas especies acuaticas y subacuaticas,, ubicado en un area de 1600 metros... more » Owner description: Aquamundo es un Museo Marino y de distintas especies acuaticas y subacuaticas,, ubicado en un area de 1600 metros cuadrados.Aquamundoo esta en el Nivel Acuario del Centro Comercial Sambil Santo Domingo, ubicado en la Avenida John F. Kennedy.Se han usado todos los equipos de filtracion y mantenimiento de alta tecnologia, para mantener el mundo acuatico en muy alto nivel para la atraccion de sus visitante.Los horarios de atencion al publico son:Lunes a Sabado de 10am a 10pmDomingo y Feriados de 12m a 9pm « less
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Ranked #7 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: This cobblestone street, the first ever built in the New World, is known for its numerous beautiful structures from centuries... more » Owner description: This cobblestone street, the first ever built in the New World, is known for its numerous beautiful structures from centuries past. « less
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Ranked #8 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Government Buildings; Cemeteries; Religious Sites; Historic Sites
This 18th-century Jesuit church is the resting place for many of the greatest Dominican heroes.
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Ranked #9 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Historic Sites
The construction of one of the oldest forts in the Americas was completed in 1507.
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Ranked #10 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Sites
One of Santo Domingo's main gathering places, this plaza has a bronze statue of Columbus at its center.
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Ranked #11 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: History Museums; Museums
This museum contains artifacts and other historical exhibits on Santo Domingo from 1492 to 1821.
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Ranked #12 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Theaters
Hosts frequent drama, dance and musical performances.
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Ranked #13 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Sports Complexes
Many of Major League Baseball's biggest stars got their start in this stadium of the prestigious Dominican League.
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Ranked #14 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Ancient Ruins
The ruins of the first New World monastery lie here, destroyed by two different earthquakes.
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Ranked #15 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Museums
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Ranked #16 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Neighborhoods; Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Chu Chu Colonial is a historical touristic train tour, you will discover in 45 minutes 500 years of History, monuments,... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #17 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Government Buildings

  The current National Palace, house of the Dominican Goverment has an image that captivates over the profile given by the modern architecture that projects the historical city of... more »

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Ranked #18 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: In this Museum you will find the historical and scientific data on the time of the creation of amber, the animals and... more » Owner description: In this Museum you will find the historical and scientific data on the time of the creation of amber, the animals and vegetation of that era that were fossilized in the amber, and everything concerning the formation and the characteristics of this gem.All the pieces on display in the cabinets, on the panels, in the large wide-field microscopes, dioramas, audio-visual and interactive technology have the purpose to transport you back to the origin of amber.You can also find fine pieces of jewellry to take back home in the jewelry shop we have mounted as a request of many visitors. « less
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Ranked #19 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Owner description: A chocolate museum to learn a lot about the Cacao, to taste organic products home-made with the cacao beans of Dominican... more » Owner description: A chocolate museum to learn a lot about the Cacao, to taste organic products home-made with the cacao beans of Dominican Republic !The entrance is free, you will discover how to make chocolate products ...Have you ever eat a cacao bean ?How is made the white chocolate ? « less
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Ranked #20 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
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Ranked #21 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Beaches
This beach area to the east of Santo Domingo is filled with fishing villages and less crowded beaches.
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Ranked #22 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Zoos
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Ranked #23 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Museums
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Ranked #24 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
A stretch of the city known for its cultural influence and the museums and galleries that constitute it.
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Ranked #25 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Neighborhoods
This popular thoroughfare is home to luxury hotels and casinos as well as historic monuments and statues.
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Ranked #26 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Aquariums
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Ranked #27 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Monuments/ Statues
A sculpture of a male figure next to the female La Obelisca constructed on the Malecón during Trujillo's reign.
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Ranked #28 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Religious Sites
A small stone sixteenth-century chapel.
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Ranked #29 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Water Parks

Have a fun time in the water park Agua Splash! From a big pool, giant colorful waterslides and the awesome food, you will have a day well spent! Everyone who visits Santo Domingo... more »

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Ranked #30 of 73 attractions in Santo Domingo
Category: Parks
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