Interesting Things to Do During Your Visit to Dominican Republic

Mar 27th 2019 at 2:17 AM

If the Dominican Republic is your destination, then you simply cannot skip visiting the historic town of Santo Domingo. This lively city is the fashionable face of the country.

When visiting Santo Domingo, do contemplate some of these highly counseled tours. It might be fully within the fitness of things to take guided tours of Museo de las Casas Reales, Boca Chica and Monasterio de San Francisco.

The Museo de las Casas Reales is located on Calle Las Damas, that is the primary street to be built by Europeans in the continent. This building was reconstructed in early sixteenth century, and served as a governmental palace in colonial times. The Chancellery of the Indies was among several different offices to be housed here. The Museo de las Casas Reales presently doubles as an art gallery with modern Dominican art exhibitions being prominently showcased. A tour of this traditionally vital street in Santo Domingo will keep you spellbound where you will get to determine the Reloi de Sol (sundial), which was engineered in 1753 on the orders of General Francisco de Rubio. The Capilla de Nuestra Senora de los Remedios, a personal chapel for the Dávila family designed in the early 16th century, lies next to the Reloi de Sol. The Alcázar de Colón is however another important building that has got to be seen. This building, which currently lies at the top of Calle Las Damas and was designed be Diego Colón between 1510 and 1514, was the seat of the Spanish crown within the New World for nearly six decades. It presently homes the interesting Viceregal Museum or Museo Virreinal.

The city and beach of Boca Chica, situated simply east of Santo Domingo, is a should-visit. Three large all-inclusive resorts and a variety of little hotels, condos and rooming homes will be found within the town. To see all the off-beach action, visit Calle Duarte, which is just behind the beach. An array of restaurants, discos, bars and gift shops are found here. Do not overlook the wonder of the Boca Chica beach before heading to the tourist city and beach of Juan Dolio, a few minutes farther east from here.

The Monasterio de San Francisco is the foremost import ruins in Santo Domingo which should be visited. This is often the primary monastery in the Americas, and was built in the first decade of the sixteenth century. The monastery was but finally destroyed by 2 earthquakes which transpire in 1673 and 1751 respectively.

These are the necessary counseled tours that each visitor to Santo Domingo ought to think about endeavor them. These tours would supply nice insight into the historic town of Santo Domingo. For more visit


Danilo Cilento

FrioHot Boca Chica

Av. Duarte #19 Boca Chica 15700 Republica Dominicana

(809) 523-4979

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