Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes
Constructed during the first half of the 16th century, the church was sacked by Drake and his men and reconstructed on numerous...
Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Carmen
Since 1596 this church has served as a hospital, a jail and an inn, but is now famous for its carved-mahogany figure of Jesus, which is...
Offering six levels of Spanish-language instruction, this the only language school in the Zona Colonial. A week-long course – the...
Also known as ‘La Cueva’ (the Cave), this popular and welcoming spot favors good ol’ rock music like Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin.
Cafeteria La Tostada
Lonely Planet review
Literally a hole-in-the-wall. There’s only room for a few cramped tables, but there’s no better lunchtime deal around. A plate of rice with your choice of seafood goes for only RD$100. More substantial meals like grilled shrimp are slightly more expensive.