Dominican culture is a unique blend of European, African and, to a lesser extent, indigenous elements. For those who wish to explore beyond our beautiful beaches, we recommend visiting the following attractions while in the Dominican Republic. Discover the myriad sites to be seen and immerse yourself in their Dominican magic:
Built on the arrival of Don Diego Colón and his wife María Toledo in 1509, Santo Domingo.
This Colonial City dates back to 1502 and is home to more monuments than any other district.
Mausoleum housing the remains of Christopher Columbus, shaped like a giant cross. Santo Domingo.
This beautiful village built entirely out of stone is home to a church, art galleries, a museum, and more.
Visit Laguna de Oviedo to discover the mysterious "magnetic pole" enroute from Barahona to Jimani.
A landmark site in the Cordillera Central mountains, it is the highest peak in the Greater Antilles.