Santiago de los Caballeros Travel Guide

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Santiago de los Caballeros Things to Do

  • willd taxi

    its easy to get a taxi because they are available 24/7 anywhere within walking distant. if you do not mind the fast driving you will be where you want to go in 10-15 min. they drive like they are on the indy 500.my trip and experience in the taxi getting from point A-B was thrilling and tolerated because i was with my fiance, who laugh everytime i...

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  • Tabacalera - tobacco company

    The Tabacalera is a company that makes cigars and I believe cigarettes. They give free tours or at least used to. I found it very interesting to hear where the tobacco came from, see how it is dried and rolled.

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  • Monumento a Los Héroes de la...

    Monument a los Héroes de la Restauración (Monument to the Restoration) is located on a hill in the middle of Santiago. The monument is 67 meters and was built in 1940 by Dictator Rafael Trujillo to honour himself, but after his death it was renamed to honour those who lost their lives in the War of Restoration.The Monument has been renovated...

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  • NUESTRA SEÑORA DE LA ALTAGRACIA

    The Chapel Santa Ana which was built in Santiago between The Portals Street(calle de los portales) (today Benito Monción) and Holy Ana street(Santa Ana Street) (today Salvador Cucurrullo) and also the Church of San Antonio were destroyed by the earthquake of May 7, 1842- during the Haitian Occupation.The elderly Tomás Aquino Rodriguez initiated the...

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  • IGLESIA NUESTRA SENORA DE LA ALTAGRACIA

    It was blessed in April of 1874 by Father Luciano of the Conception Santana who by political causes was expelled of the country, replacing him Pbro Lic. Juan Luís Pérez who finished it. In consequence of the aftershocks of the earthquake of Lilis -1897-98 it suffered damages. A thunderbolt struck it's bell tower in 1924 during a night without...

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  • CENTRO DE RECREO DE SANTIAGO

    This is the Centro De Recreo De Santiago De Los Caballeros, for more info on this site please visit my Santiago de los Caballeros homepage!

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Santiago de los Caballeros Hotels

  • Hodelpa - Centro Plaza Hotel

    Calle Mella 54 Esq Del Sol, Apdo 459, Santiago, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Hodelpa Gran Almirante Hotel &...

    Ave Salvador Estrella Sadhala, Santiago, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Matum Hotel & Casino

    Avenida Las Carreras 1, Santiago, 0, Caribbean

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

Santiago de los Caballeros Restaurants

  • SPAGHETTI DOMINICAN STYLE!

    SPAGHETTI DOMINICAN STYLE!A perfect prescription for a light supper. Time: 35 MinsIt serves: 4 personsPrior preparation: does Not require prior preparation. Ingredients:>1 lb of spaghetti>1/4 lb. of Dominican Salami(or your choice)>1/4 cup of Parmessan Cheese>1Tablespoon of Bush Capers>2 Tablespoons of olive oil>1 Large italian...

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  • NINOS ENVUELTOS

    wrapped Boy -NINOS ENVUELTOSA delicious snack that can be served like a light meal as well. Time: 40 MinsIt serves: 6 personsPrior preparation: Separate the leaves of the cabbage. bring water to a boiling point in a pot, remove from the heat and submerge the leaves in the hot water and add 1 teaspoon of salt, wait until they are softened....

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  • LASAGNA DOMINICAN STYLE!!!

    Lasagna Dominican Style!!!It serves: 4 personsIngredients:>9 Strips of lasagna (better fresh)>1 lb of Grated mozzarella For the Fill:>2 lbs of Ground Beef>2 Tablespoons of olive oil>2 Tablespoons of Tomato paste >1 Small diced onion>Black Pepper (fresh)>Orégano (fresh)>SaltFor The Sauce:>8 tomatoes (ripen)>1/4...

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  • LOCRIO DE PICA PICA!!!!!!!

    LOCRIO DE PICA PICA(sardines in hot sauce with rice )This Dominican dish although humble is a good choice when the kitchen has a limited budget, and it's one of the two most popular typical spicy Dominican dishes.Time: 35 Mins It serves: 4 persons Prior preparation: does Not require prior preparation. Ingredients: > 4 cups of rice> 5 tins of...

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  • PLATANOS

    The Platanos, green bananas, are the dominican staple in all tipical dishes, something of a cult following! LOLIf you can make it with Platanos, bets are it was done a long time ago here, even Plantain juice!!!, and it's very tasty, since it's a fibre rich item, you can bet it's a well recommended diet piece!No wonder Dominicans are Nicknamed...

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  • WHITE RICE DOMINICAN STYLE!!

    WHITE RICE DOMINICAN STYLE!White rice is the base of the majority of the Dominican menus.Time: 35 MinsIt serves: 4 personsPrior preparation: Not prior preparation is necessary. Ingredients:>4 cups of rice>6 cups of water>5 Tablespoons of oil>1 Teaspoon of saltPreparation:Heat 3 Tablespoon of oil in a deep pot, add the salt and water....

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  • YANIQUEQUES!!!!!!!!!!!!

    YaniquequesThis is a Snack very typical of our country. You can buy it in all places and towns in the Dom. Rep.Time: 20 MinsIt serves: 8 persons Ingredients:>2 cups of wheat flour >1 Teaspoon of Sodium Bicarbonate>1/2 Cup of cold water(you won't use all of it)>SaltPreparation:Mix the Sodium bicarbonate with enough cold water to moist...

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  • CHOW FAN DOMINICAN STYLE

    At the request of the VT readers I have included the Dominican version of Chow Fan.Time: 35 Mins It serves: 4 persons Prior preparation: Cut the pork chops into small pieces. Ingredients: > 3 Cups of cooked white rice (Dominican Style, posted here).> 1 lb. of boneless smoked pork chops.> 4 Tablespoons of soy sauce.> 1/4 cup of petit...

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  • THE DOMINICAN SAINT THAT GETS EATEN!!!

    The "Sancocho", tipical Dominican gumbo, it's without doubts the king of all Dominican criolla's foods, it's ingredients consist of platanos(Green bananas), Yuca(cassava), Ñame(Yams), and like a zillion other ones, too many to put here and for me to remenber(not in small part to the fact that mostly women are the ones that know how to make it...

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  • Dominican Food!!!

    The "Mangu", it's the tipical staple of all Dominican tables, consisting of boiled green Bananas, called "Platanos Verdes", which are mashed to a rough pulp, with butter and hot water, served with lightly pan-fried red onions and your choice of local made Salami "Salchichon" or fried White cheese, or both options if wanted, which happens to be the...

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  • HABICHUELAS FRESCAS EN EL MERCADO

    FRESH BEANS ON SALE ON THE MARKET!These are bags of beans for sale on the produce market in Dominican Rep, they are pick the day before and sold about the same day they come to the market in the city, people(women 99.99%)buy them daily because they like them fresh rather than from prepackaged bags in the supermarkets, this is true to all salad...

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  • CHINOLAS

    CHINOLAS!!!!! PASSION FRUIT!!!!They grow wild in the farms and rural towns, also a common sight in city backyards, as a child I remenber that we had two Chinolas trees in our backyard and come chinola season, we put them in vats, and made juice, and god knows whatelse with them!A tasty fruit and tangy to say the least!

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  • EL MORO DE HABICHUELAS NEGRAS

    EL MORO DE HABICHUELAS NEGRAS, Rice with black beans, you must have a taste of this traditional dish, it's not merely rice cooked with beans as you would think, it uses special spices to prepare a tasty and remarkable rice dish unlike others, I can only say try it and let yourself be the judge of what I tell you!

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  • YUCA

    "Yuca" cassava, it's without doubt a prefered vegetable on it comes time to eat some natural pork rinds, or that pork roasting over the fire, commonly eaten with fried or stewed salchichon(local salami), onions and fried white cheese, and other popular local options at meal time.It's health properties are well documented, most notably to those that...

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  • EL ROJO'

    EL PESCAO' ROJO, the red snapper, one of the most common tasty fried fish you're bound to come across in the table, only big difference(and a big one at that) to your taste buds if you have eaten this kind of fish, would be the local spices used to prepare the dish, and one thing to know it's that Dominicans make sure every part of the fish are...

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Santiago de los Caballeros Nightlife

  • nighttime, Santiago and DR

    I'm dominican and colombian at the same time so if you are a girl and trying to have a good night out in santiago DR you are up for a challenge. First do not go out unless you have a very dominican lookig guy next to you. Dominicans are very machistas so if you look not from here(gringas in any case for dominican guys) do not pass cellphone numbers...

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  • CLUBBING IN SANTIAGO

    AMBIS! OFF THE HOOK. BEST BANDS AND GREAT MUSIC. DOMINCANS KNOW HOW TO PARTY. MOSTLY NATIVES AND THAT'S THE BEST PART. ALOT OF GOOD LOOKING PEOPLE. MOSTLY PEOPLE FROM THE STATES PARTY THERE. CASUAL. YOU CAN'T LOOK LIKE A TIGERE. YOU GOT TO DRESS TO IMPRESS.

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  • Santiago de los Caballeros Hotels

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Santiago de los Caballeros Local Customs

  • LOCAL BILLS

    THE RD$ 100 PESOS BILL, EASY TO SPOT IN THE BRIGHT COLORS!SINCE THE DOMINICAN ECONOMY WENT INTO A TAILSPIN THESE BILLS ARE LIKE CARRYING CHANGE IN YOUR POCKET!WHEN THE DOLLAR GOES UP, PRICES GO UP, WHEN THE DOLLAR GOES DOWN PRICES STAY UP!!!! LOL!!!!!!!!!!!AHHHHH THE DOMINICAN ECONOMY!!ONE OF THE WORLDS MYSTERIES!!!LOL

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  • LOCAL BILLS

    THE RD$1000 PESOS BILL, BY FAR THE MOST COMMON TO CARRY AND ACTUAL BILL TO DEPEND ON WHEN PAYING BILLS, THAT WAY YOU WON'T GET STUCK WITH A WAD OF BILLS FOR YOUR CHANGE!

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  • LOCAL BILLS

    THE RD$ 5 PESOS BILL, GOING , GOING, GONE!NO LONGER IN CIRCULATION, THEY ARE PRESENT AS COINS, AND THOSE ARE SELDOM USED!!!I USED TO BUY A TRUCK LOAD WITH IT WHEN I WAS LIVING THERE BACK IN 1986!!!!

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Santiago de los Caballeros Sports & Outdoors

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    by ValbyDK Updated Feb 16, 2008

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    If you're in Santiago you must go and see a baseball game.

    The local team is Águilas Cibaeñas and they actually won the championship and the Caribbean World Series in 2007 (and it looks that they do it again this year). There's a fantastic atmosphere in the stadium during the match: Drums, singing, dancing...

    Games can be sold out, so remember to check for available tickets before you go.

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