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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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Santo Domingo isn't the tropical paradise most travellers come to the Caribbean in search of, but at the core of the rather bewildering sprawl the old Spanish colonial capital – the very first European city of the New World – lies magically intact along the western bank of the Río Ozama. This was the domain of Christopher Columbus: founded by his brother Bartolomé, ruled by him for a time and claimed a decade later by his son Diego. Far more than just history makes Santo Domingo an integral part of any trip to the Dominican Republic; it is the modern face of the country, and has a …
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Zona Colonial

Bordering the Ozama River, this area boasts cobblestone streets and an impressive group of buildings dating back to the 16th-Century. The Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo ...

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Restaurant Vesuvio

Ubicado frente al Malecón, con hermosa vista hacia Mar Caribe, este restaurante proporciona un ambiente ejecutivo y familiar a sus clientes desde 1954. El espacio está dividido en áreas con capacidades desde 8 ...