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Mount Isabel de Torres

Towering over the city of Puerto Plata is the 2,600ft (792m) Mount Isabel de Torres, itself a popular tourist attraction in its own right. Visitors can take a seven-minute cable car ride up the mountainside to explore the summit, which offers a botanical garden and a cruciform statue of Jesus Christ. There is also a restaurant, from which diners can enjoy breathtaking views of the city and coastline.

Opening times: Open Thursday to Tuesday, from 9am to 5pm

Admission: RD$6.25 (adults), RD$2 (children)