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    Great Attractions located in...

    by Patricialuv Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Great Attractions located in the capital--Santo Domingo:

    Jardín Botánico (Botanical Gardens): a vast area of a great variety of plants, which occupies 2 million mts.

    Parque Zoológico Nacional (National Park Zoo): One of the biggest of Latin America

    Acuario Nacional (National Acquarium): Education, cultural and scientific park, that demonstrates the flora and fauna of the sea.

    Parque Nacional de los Tres Ojos (National Park of the Three Eyes): Which contains three lakes.

    Faro a Colón: This is where the remains of Christopher Columbus lay. At night, it lightens up the dominican sky in the shape of a cross.

    Teatro Nacional: capacity for more than 1700 people in the main salon. Many musical and theatrical shows are presented here.

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    If you go by the capital of...

    by Patricialuv Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: If you go by the capital of the Dominican Republic (Santo Domingo) be sure to stop by the Zona Colonial, where relics of the Colonial era are still alive and well preserved. You can see the Alcazar de Colon, where Columbus' family resided all surrounded by the Ozama river. A few minutes away is El Malecon which you can see a great view of the Caribbean Sea, many high class hotels, restaurants and scenery.

    Independence day is February 27th, where many carnivals take place, especially in El Malecon!

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    garbage on the shore

    by el_ruso Written Feb 1, 2005

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    Favorite thing: People throw garbage into the sea along the Malecon, which is sad. Here you can see a photo of the shore in the aquarium park where it is clean and beautiful.

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    Blue Skies and Beaches

    by Patricialuv Written Aug 23, 2004

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    Favorite thing: The Dominican Republic is famous for its gorgeous beaches. Enjoy them to the fullest when you go there!

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    Take your best friends with you

    by Umfufu Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Fondest memory: Getting surprised twice this time...the first i didnt know Frans had booked this holiday and the second time cause my English friends would come too.....Wow i am a lucky girl.

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