La Leyenda del Cigarro
Ruinas del Hospital San Nicolás de Barí
Standing next to a bright, white Iglesia de la Altagracia are the ruins of the New World’s first hospital. They remain in place as a...
Monasterio de San Francisco
The first monastery in the New World belonged to the first order of Franciscan friars who arrived to evangelize the island. Dating from...
Casa del Cordón
Said to be not only one of the first European residences in the Americas, but also one of the first residences in the Western hemisphere...
Casa de Italia
Regularly hosts art exhibits in its 1st-floor gallery; also doubles as an Italian-language institute.
Hostal Nomades Hookah Bar & Restaurant
This surprisingly atmospheric restaurant is located on the rooftop of the hotel of the same name. Lounging in one of the beds, puffing...
Lonely Planet review
This small shop several blocks north of Parque Colón has a good selection of premium cigars, but equally importantly, the helpful staff are more than willing to answer the naive questions of cigar novices.