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The largest country in terms of economic growth in the Caribbean and the Central American Region, Dominican Republic is a proud Latin American country nestling about two-thirds of the Caribbean Island of Hispaniola. It is one of the most geographically diverse countries that feature picturesque mountainous landscapes, desert scrublands, amazing beach lines, and grand architectures. The warm city of Dominican Republic, coupled with even warmer inhabitants, will make you lounge further in its rich and historic cultural wonders. The capital Santo Domingo will make your feet dance to the rhythm of city life, with the animated people and cosmopolitan lifestyle. The tourist-favourite destination La Romana and Punta Cana will make you all the more have fun in Dominican Republic with their majestic beaches and natural beauty.

What to see & do

Having been the oldest European city in America – and the first city in the New World – Santo Domingo is a proud bearer of the title UNESCO World Heritage List. In the Colonial Zone, it seems like you are travelling back in time, to the 15th and 16th century to be exact. It would be a shame to miss the Colonial Zone, which features numerous classical pieces of architecture such as the Ozama Fort, the Alcazar de Colon, as well as the Cathedral, all built during Christopher Columbus’ lifetime, who said to have walked the very same spot. You can also go the eco-tourist favourite Parque Mirador Sur, an impressive lounging area that overlooks the coast. You can also go to Jardin Domingo, a beautiful park that features different ecosystems, ranging from a rainforest to a Japanese garden – so immensely captivating that it felt like you have travelled the world.

Lying southeast end of Dominican Republic is the resort-laded city of La Romana, a favourite tourist destination with its beautiful beaches and tourism-friendly infrastructures and facilities. One of the landmarks you should not miss visiting is the Altos de Chavon, a village replicated to perfection following 15th century Italian colonial architectural style. The village also features restaurants, museums, and also offers breath-taking view of the Chavon River. Apart from the Altos de Chavon, you can simply lounge and have fun in the resort of your choice; La Romana has a bountiful, which only means that endless fun awaits you in this crowd-favourite destination.

How to get around within Dominican Republic

To get around Dominican Republic, you will have to utilise multitude of transportation services available such as bus service, gua-guas, mini buses that serve as a collective taxi, as well as air travel. If you want to reach most towns and cities, your best option is to ride a bus. You can simply ride a gua-gua if you wish to reach areas not covered by the bus.

How to get there

Dominican Republic is being served by a number of main airports, but the busiest would be the Punta Canta International Airport in Punta Cana. The airport is served by 63 airlines that travel to and from destinations in Europe, America, and Asia. Punta Cana International Airport receives an influx of passengers coming from Toronto, Paris, Atlanta, Miami, Panama City, Montreal, Charlotte, New York, Moscow, and Newark.

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