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Dominican Republic Tourism Information

The sugar white beaches, the saltwater lakes, the wildlife, plants, the extraordinary mountain ranges, the amazing rivers and waterfalls make the Dominican Republic's a place worth watching. Whether you want to party, relax, or on an adventure spree, Dominican Republic will not disappoint you.

Tourism Facts and Figures

Full Name: Dominican Republic

Capital City: Santo Domingo

Area: 48,730 sq. km.

Population: 8,850,000

Time Zone: GMT -4 hrs

Religion: Roman Catholic

Currency: Dominican Republic Pesor

Country Dialing Code: 809

Places to Visit

La Casa de Juan Ponce de León - This was the residence of Juan Ponce de León, the legendary Spanish conqueror. Today, the building has been converted into a museum where his two storey high stone statue pays tribute to the famous man.

Museo de las Casas Reales - One of the most visited museums in the island. See dozens of objects from the colonial era. Of particular interest are the Taino artifacts, hand-blown wine bottles, and an antique weapons collection of Trujillo, who reigned the island from 1930 to 1961.

Parque Nacional Del Este - The Park is a birdwatcher’s delight. See more than a hundred known species of bird and a variety of mammals. The rare Hispaniolan solenodon, exclusively found in the Dominicans is the most sought after.

Sosúa - A perfect beach town, Sosúa is still in the early stages of development. The sugar white beaches, the coconut palms, and the lively nightlife give tourists everything they want.
 
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