Iglesia de Santa Clara
Home to the first nunnery in the New World built in 1552. Years after being sacked by Drake and his men (who apparently hated all things...
Catedral Primada de América
Diego Columbus, son of the great explorer, set the first stone in 1514, but construction didn’t begin in earnest until the arrival of...
Museo de la Familia Dominicana
Located in the Casa de Tostado – the beautifully restored 16th- century home of writer Francisco Tostado – the museum is as interesting...
Good-looking 20-somethings grind away to loud pop and Latin music at Double’s. Others lounge around in groups downing bottles of...
This fashionable restaurant off Plazoleta Padre Billini (look for the statue of Don Francisco X Bellini) serves haute cuisine –...
Larimar Museum information
Lonely Planet review
This museum is a better place to learn about larimar, the equal to the Museo Mundo de Ambar in terms of the thoroughness of its exhibits. Signage is in Spanish and English. Of course, the museum is meant to inspire you to make a purchase from the strategically located jewelry store on the 1st floor.