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. Malecon is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Santo Domingo Edition.
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  • September 22, 2017
    George Washington Avenue, Avenue along the Caribbean Sea, where you can enjoy the beauty of the Caribbean Sea, variety of hotels, restaurants, and fun to go walking alone, with friends, couples and family. You'll find a variety of restaurants in baja, media and international haute cuisine, middle class and luxury hotels.
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  • September 19, 2017
    Great view but surrounded by lots of locals. Made me feel a little bit unsafe. We just went took pictures looked around for a little bit and that's it went back to our car which they do have a few thi...  more »
  • September 14, 2017
    I frequently travel to Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. Nice place and great people. The Malecon is the seafront venue every night of Dominicans and foreigners, party venue every day. You can see the sea, drinking, dancing ... everything from 10. Recommended
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