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Things to do in Santiago

Originally founded in an area known as Jacagua, some seven kilometers from its present location, Santiago plays a significant role in the Dominican Republic’s past. Nestled in the heart of it all, moments from top attractions, shopping, dining and nightlife, Centro Plaza Hodelpa is the perfect gateway to the Ciudad Corazón. In addition to walking tours, horse-drawn carriages are ideal for exploring the city′s architectural wonders – both colonial and modern.

Whether you’re in Santiago for a night or a week, our knowledgeable staff can assist with recommendations to help you get the most out of your visit.

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  • Claudio's Trattoria

    A comfortable atmosphere paired with delectable Italian food make this restaurant an exceptional attraction. Relax in the cozy setting and experience traditional fare that’s always scrumptious.

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  • Noah Restaurant and Lounge

    Fusion of modern food in an environment that promotes not only good food, but also a rewarding experience.

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  • El Tablón Latino

    A pioneer establishment in offering "comfort food" of the highest quality in an outdoor environment, distinguishing itself from the other restaurants that offer these products under a more formal and traditional environment.

     

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  • Alta Vista Restaurant

    Its menu has a great gastronomic variety, from a hamburger to a grilled salmon, not counting the interesting selection of entries, characterized by the great harmony that is breathed in the place and the wonderful service they have, but above all it has a magical view, ideal for a romantic dinner.

    Distancia: 39.2 Km

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  • KGB Kitchen, Gallery and Bistro

    With a varied and delicious selection of almost twenty options to taste in the morning hours and start the day full of energy.

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  • Saga Restaurant

    Our Master Chef, together with the kitchen team, make every effort to use organic products, to provide you with a natural and authentic cuisine, capable of pleasing the most sophisticated palate.

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  • La Campagna

    In 1993, it opened its doors in Santiago the bakery and confectionery La Campagna creating a new space to find quality products; offering the classics such as water bread and sobao bread, as well as products that were previously not normally available, croissants, baguettes, etc.

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  • Monument to the Heroes of the Restoration

    Designed by architect Henry Gazón Bona to honor dictator Rafael Leónidas Trujillo, this monument was built in the 1940’s. Rising 70 meters into the Santiago skyline, it features 365 steps climbing up to a statue of Trujillo mounted on a horse. Today, it is in the center of city celebrations whenever any Dominican event of note takes place. 

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  • Catedral Santiago Apóstol

    The Santiago Apostle Cathedral was built between 1868 and 1895 in neoclassical style. It’s adorned with magnificent stained-glass windows by the Dominican artist Rincón Mora and houses the tombs of the heroes of the restoration war of the Dominican Republic

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  • Centro León Jimenes

    One of the premier cultural centers in the Dominican Republic is Santiago’s top facility for community activities and cultural and educational programs that include concerts, exhibitions and conferences. 

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  • Gran Teatro del Cibao

    El Gran Teatro del Cibao is the second most prominent of all theaters in the entire national territory of the Dominican Republic.

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  • Fort San Luis

    Fort San Luis is located near the Yaque del Norte river in the southwest of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. The Fort was the site of several battles during the Restoration War.

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  • Centro Plaza Internacional

    Strategically located in the area with the highest economic and demographic growth in the Santiago province. Anchored by renowned national and international stores.

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  • Colinas Mall

    Colinas Mall is a Shopping Center located on the road of greater commercial development of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. This large shopping center houses various businesses such as: supermarket, movie theaters, mixed restaurants, playground and mixed stores, all this in a comfortable area, with security, several exits and parking for vehicles.

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  • Bella Terra Mall

    The more than 115 businesses established in the Mall result in an unparalleled offer of options for the market of the entire Cibao region.

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  • Las Americas International Airport

    Las Américas International Airport, José Francisco Peña Gómez (AILA-JFPG) approximately 20 minutes from the City of Santo Domingo, is the main air terminal of the Dominican Republic due to its location and occupies the second place in the flow of passengers Regular of the country.

     

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  • International Airport La Romana

    Located on the southeast coast of the Dominican Republic, the International Airport La Romana is often viewed as the gateway to many of the nation’s most beloved attractions. Recently, this airport has been modernized while still maintaining a tropical feel. 

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  • Gregorio Luperón International Airport

    Gregorio Luperón International Airport, also known as Puerto Plata Airport, is located in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. It is the Dominican Republic's fourth busiest airport by passenger traffic and aircraft movements. Located 9.6 miles from our property.

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  • Cibao International Airport

    Cibao International Airport, also known as Santiago Airport, is in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic's second-largest city. It is the country's third-busiest airport by passenger traffic and aircraft movements. This airport is located 42.5 miles from our property. 

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