Santo Domingo Features

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Santo Domingo Features

  • Top Reasons to Go

    The Zona Colonial: In one of the most appealing historic districts in the Caribbean, you can check out the Casa Reales, the Alcazar de Colón at... Read more

  • Cruising Into Santo Domingo

    Santo Domingo has two stellar cruise-ship terminals, and has become a growing port for cruise passengers. Despite the sluggish economy, in 2009... Read more

  • Sancocho Dominicano

    The Dominican national dish was traditionally made with seven different meats.The following recipe, which serves eight, is courtesy of Villa... Read more

  • Take Me Down to the Ball Game

    Béisbol is the Domincans' passion, and their pride in it has brought recognition, fame, and fortune to their shores. Try not to miss the opportunity... Read more

  • Amber and Larimar—The D.R.'s Indigenous Gems

    As attractive as precious gems—and increasingly popular for jewelry both here and in France, the mineral larimar looks particularly attractive... Read more

  • Down Under in the Larimar Mines

    A larimar mine is not like any mine you have ever seen, whether in West Virginia or Wales. While the larimar that comes from the mine is beautiful... Read more

  • Birds in the Barahona Region

    The national parks in the southwestern part of the country provide the last remaining habitats for some 300 bird species in the Dominican Republic... Read more

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