Dominican Republic - Santo Domingo (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Santo Domingo chapter from Lonely Planet’s Dominican Republic guidebook.

Amid the cobblestone streets it would be easy to forget Santo Domingo is in the Caribbean. But this is an intensely urban city, home not only to colonial-era architecture, but also to hot clubs, vibrant cultural institutions and elegant restaurants.

  • wander the 500-year-old cobblestone backstreets of the Zona Colonial in the New World’s first city
  • maps
  • enter Catedral Primada de América, the first church in the New World, and imagine how 16th-century worshippers felt
  • transport
  • root for the home team at Estadio Quisqueya, one of the best places to watch a baseball game in the DR
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: History, Sights, Courses, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.

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