"My hometown, la Ciudad Primada de América" Top 5 Page for this destination Santo Domingo by marielexoteria

Santo Domingo Travel Guide: 415 reviews and 893 photos

Welcome to my Santo Domingo page

Being a Dominican I cannot help but to recommend visiting my country and especially my home town and the capital of the country, Santo Domingo. In the mean time, enjoy my tips and what my hometown has to offer!

Local scenes

To avoid having people slip and fall with this telephone cable, and instead of cutting it, they just rolled it...

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Interesting, with lots of history
  • Cons:Chaotic during rush hour traffic
  • In a nutshell:A place with many firsts
  • Last visit to Santo Domingo: Apr 2009
  • Intro Updated May 28, 2012
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  • Nov 17, 2010 at 11:27 AM

    I love your pages abour DR. We are coming for first time in Dec. and your pages are the most helpful that i have found after much searching. Thank you

  • Jun 7, 2010 at 1:04 AM

    very goog stuff

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    Jan 5, 2010 at 4:42 AM

    Yes the framboyán ARE beautiful, here in Israel many people mistakenly call them "flame" trees when they are of the red flowering type. Some flowers, like the sternbergia are truly amazing. Martin

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    Nov 14, 2009 at 1:36 PM

    Hi Mariel - Just found you and these lovely pages. Grazie for a great tour of Santo Domingo, Carol

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    Nov 6, 2009 at 12:56 PM

    Hello, Mariel ! It's a great description of your hometown.... Thanks!

  • Toshioohsako's Profile Photo
    Oct 16, 2009 at 5:47 AM

    The shining sea is beautiful!

  • Slapshot1's Profile Photo
    Aug 10, 2009 at 12:02 PM

    Mariel, I am loving your hometown. Sure looks like paradise to me. I must add it to my list of travels.

  • ValbyDK's Profile Photo
    Jul 19, 2009 at 4:17 AM

    Hi Mariel. Thanks for the info about the pedestrian bridge. I will update my page. / Klaus

  • Delia_Madalina's Profile Photo
    Jun 13, 2009 at 4:26 PM

    What a wonderful page to read! I haven't played domino in years but now I know how to make friends there! Thank you.

  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Jun 2, 2009 at 9:33 AM

    Your hometown looks awesome! I'll see about a ferry we can take from near our hotel (?)/ i have not reviewed itinerary yet)..If not, looks like DR is a country we can reserve for a great future vacation...Thanks for the advice! Norman :)

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