El Obelisco Macho - situated in the Malecon , this obelisk commemorates the change of the temporary name of the city of Santo Domingo to Trajillo La Avenida George Washington , el Malecon, runs across the coast on one side there's the craibbean sea and on the other theres santo Domingo's buildings. Santo Domingo - the capital of the Dominican Republic was founded in 1496 by Cristobal Colon's brother --> Bartolome Colon El Merengue - national dance of the country
La fortaleza Ozama - Ozama Fortress is the oldest military fortress of the Americas. The tribute tower, inside the fortress, was built in 1503 La catedral Primada - This cathedral was built between 1514 and 1544 and is one of the finest examples of the architecture of the rebirth of Spanish El Alcazar de Colon - The most impressive structure of the old town is the Alcazar de Colon. It was built to Diego Columbus, son of crsitobal colon. El Faro a Colon -built in the shape of a cross, the Columbus Lighthouse is a monument in honor of the famous explorer. It measures almost 210 meters high. Also serves as cutural center. THE FOOD !!
En Santo Domingo - eat well outside and indoors. Dominican restaurants offer typical food and international cuisine. El locrio dominicano - is a dish whose main ingredients are rice and beef, chicken or fish. resembles the Spanish paella Habichuelas con dulce - is a dessert made with beans
El ARTE !!!
El Museo del Hombre Dominicano - Indigenous groups in the Dominican Republic left traces of their culture in their artwork, many of which can be seen at the Museum of Dominican Man. Palmira (1978) -was painted by Ada Balcacer. The works in the Dominican artist can see at the Museum of Modern Art in Santo Domingo. Plaza de la Cultura - In this square are the National Theatre, the Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Dominican Man, the Museum of History and Geography and the National Museum of Natural History. LA NATURALEZA !!...