National Botanical Garden, Santo Domingo

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#2 of 9 in Parks in Santo Domingo
Study and admire the plant life of the Dominican Republic at National Botanical Garden. Located in the center of the capital, the park provides a relaxing and fresh environment, ideal for a little escape from all the urban attractions and distractions. The 81 hectares (200 acres) of sculpted parkland boast an esteemed collection of plants native to the country, including over 300 different species of orchid. Water features, bridges, lakes, and themed gardens combine to make a restful and educational place in the center of town. Put National Botanical Garden into our Santo Domingo travel planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Lots of plants and birds different locals, well maintained with a Japanese garden and a train that travels around the entire Park, also has an area that looks like a tropical rainforest.
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  • An absolute jewel. We took an Uber out, which was very easy. The little train is a great way to orientate yourself and the guide is given in English and Spanish. We had a wonderful time wondering the ...  more »
  • It was a great evening with my friends, we made the train and then our picnic, without leaving out the photos in the garden Japanese. A disadvantage is that they do not allow pets. It has a large ecosystem.
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Where to stay in Santo Domingo

Competition keeps prices in Santo Domingo competitive, with an excellent selection of accommodations catering to guests of all tastes and budgets. Zona Colonial offers by far the best choices, with a smorgasbord of hostels and bed and breakfasts lining the capital's well-preserved central streets. From there, you'll enjoy easy access to the best attractions in Santo Domingo, as well as the beach and the river. Look southwest along Avenida George Washington to stay at a higher-end hotel with views over the water.
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