The Zona Colonial

Pick through the sixteenth-century ruins of the first European city in the Americas, founded and ruled by the Columbus family.

The Malecón

Dubbed “The World’s Largest Disco” by the Guinness Book of World Records, this seaside promenade stretches on and on for kilometres and holds many of the city’s major discotheques.

Plaza de la Cultura

Four large museums and the sumptuous National Theatre. Especially memorable are the Museo de Arte Moderno and the Museo del Hombre Dominicano.

Old-style Cuban son

Several clubs across town feature some of the best Buena Vista-style old-school son in the world.

La Guácara Taina

Unique disco set in a massive five-storey cave, with live music and a thriving rave scene.

Baseball at Estadio Quisqueya

The enthusiasm of the crowd makes watching a baseball game in the heart of the DR a thrill regardless of whether or not you’re a baseball fan.

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