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What to see in Dominican Republic

Boca Chica

A popular escape from city life is provided by the small seaside town of Boca Chica, a 25-minute drive east of Santo…

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Cathedral of Santa Maria

Inside the Colonial City stands the oldest cathedral in the western hemisphere, built in 1523 and still used to this…

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Colonial City

The historic enclave of Santo Domingo, known as the Colonial City, covers only one square mile (3 sq km), but inside…

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Columbus Lighthouse Monument

This mammoth structure was built on the eastern shore of the Ozama River in the early 1990s, to commemorate both Santo…

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Fuerte San Felipe

Puerto Plata's only remnant of its Spanish Colonial past is a small fort, situated on a small peninsula in Puerto Plata…

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Los Tres Ojos National Park

The 'Three Eyes' park, on the east bank of the Ozama River, is a surreal experience for visitors. The park is actually…

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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…

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National Aquarium

About a mile east of the Columbus Lighthouse monument, is sited one of the better aquariums in the Caribbean. The aquarium…

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Plaza de la Cultura

The vast green square in the heart of Santo Domingo serves as the city's cultural and artistic showcase, being fronted…

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Samana Peninsula

Jutting out into the Atlantic like a finger, is the beautiful Samana Peninsula to the east of the island, a remote area…

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