Santo Domingo Travel Tips

Most Beautiful Stones: Larimar Museum

The Larimar Museum showcases the beautiful natural aquamarine stone that can only be found in the Dominican Republic. The gorgeous gem is the color of the Caribbean Sea. Make sure to visit the free museum and stop at the gift shop to take a piece of the Caribbean home with you. 


Larimar Museum in Santo Domingo
El Cantabrico is the place to go for seafood in Santo Domingo.

Best Seafood: El Cant√°brico

For a dinner just a little on the fancy side, check out El Cantábrico for yummy Spanish style seafood in Santo Domingo. They pair classic Spanish cuisine with a hint of Dominican Republic flair to make delicious entrees. Make sure to heighten your meal with one of their great wine selections and finish it off with something sweet. 

Best History Lesson: El Conde

After hanging out in Parque Colon, make sure to wander onto Calle El Conde, where you'll learn the history of Dominican independence. It's both a historical sight and shopping area, so don't forget to browse the shops after your history lesson. You'll find everything from special Dominican gems like Amber and Larimar, to classic souvenirs like handmade accessories.



The El Conde area is the historical area of Santo Domingo.

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