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Malecon, Santo Domingo

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Take a stroll by the ocean along Malecon, the capital's famous promenade. See historic sites, such as remnants of the old city walls and a 17th-century fort, snapping photos of the old buildings against the sparkling blue backdrop as you go. Now an entertainment and commercial center, the waterfront strip boasts some of the capital's leading restaurants and live music venues. Unfortunately, it also represents something of a missed opportunity for the city, with too many areas used as rubbish dumps, and relentless traffic during the week. See Malecon and all Santo Domingo has to offer by arranging your trip with our Santo Domingo family vacation planner.
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  • There is much we can clear the mind of the survived and worries of a day's work. Hit the Boardwalk and take a refreshing walk between 6 and 8 pm is fabulous the fresh breeze from the sea when the sun sets.
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  • Go to Adrian Tropical for the best local food there is. The portions were huge and the price was perfect. You can walk the George Washington Avenue until you can go anymore. Great shopping and great f...  more »
  • Sun, beach, sand... in the middle of the city, all close to the seashore. Easy to get to. Hotels. Swimming pools, casinos, restaurants
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