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Zemis Tobacco and Cigars Factory

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Hacienda Cibao Viejo | Villa Gonzalez, Santiago de los Caballeros 51000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

An extraordinary discovery in the middle of nowhere, this place will get you to meet a French philosopher and anthropologists turned cigar maker. Great stories, good laughs and incredible cigars at reasonable prices. What else? Hardly any indications so our taxi had to use Google...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jean-Albert N
Reviewed June 22, 2018

This was my first time doing any type of tour in DR, and I will definitely come back. Silvano (the owner) is super humble, extremely knowledgeable, and TRULY cares about the entire process taken to create a cigar. From the moment we got there, he...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Joel P
Reviewed June 6, 2018

I am not a cigar aficionado by any means and have only smoked a handful in my life starting only a year ago during my trip to Cuba. However, this was definitely the highlight of my trip in DR. Sylvaine was a gracious host and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Jason L
Reviewed October 27, 2017

this is really a nice place, you just need to be wise in getting there: first of all you should contact sylvain over facebook - search for zemis, the whole family is very gracious, additionally you should check the wikimedia webpage where you find pretty...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed May 25, 2017

First off, sorry I'm so late with this review, Sylvaine. I was looking for tobacco plants around Santiago and stumbled upon Zemis here in Tripadvisor. We didn't make any reservations and just hoped to buy some cigars for cheap. As it turned out, the cigar...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Oskar V
Reviewed July 4, 2014

I recently toured Zemis and I was blown away! Their attention to detail and impeccable quality was a true inspiration. I will be bringing people back lots!

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank fletcher b
Reviewed May 17, 2014

I discovered last month this medium cigars factory where the tour was very interesting on the tobacco and the making of cigars, at the end of the visit a tour of 30 minutes inside a very nice botanical garden show big variety of flowers, trees,...More

Date of experience: April 2014
7  Thank Arthur D
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