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27 Jan 2018
“Interesting museums but not easy to navigate ”
1 Feb 2017
“Not to be missed”
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A stretch of the city known for its cultural influence and the museums and galleries that constitute it.
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Avenida Maximo Gomez, Santo Domingo 10204, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the museo Del hombre Dominicano. It was very interesting to see the Taino and carnival pieces in particular. The audio guide was a good attempt but wasn’t very useful as we struggled to get it to work. The staff, however were very friendly.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jerabilis
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Plaza de la Cultura is a place you can't miss...You will have the Museum of the Dominican Men...very interesting. Teatro National, excellent green areas to walk around...there is very nice Rest. in the Center of the plaza ( can't recall the name now)..There are so...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Tony M
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is a huge and full of trees place in the heart of Santo Domingo. There are few museums, one about the Nature, one of History of DR and other about Modern Art, which are very cheap and open from tuesday to sunday. Also there...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 16 July 2016

If you are a museum lover, this is the place you should be. All the museums have a very low rate. The Cinemateca is a state run cinema featuring cultural non commercial screenings. The Cinema Cafe and Maniquí Restaurant & Lounge are the perfect complement...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank OscarD18395
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Went to visit Museo del Hombre Dominicano. Was surprised it was so quiet but they had major attractions there. A lot of construction in the plaza when I went. Not that many places to eat around there. Also very close to metro.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank TXJ2020
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Definitely a must stop! So much history and culture! I could spend all day here! We went on a Monday and didn't seem to be too crowded. Loved the arts exhibits

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank lainydoll
Reviewed 11 December 2014

The Plaza is a central square of museums, theaters, and libraries in the heart of Santo Domingo, and is a recommended visit for people on a extended stay in Santo Domingo. The Museum is well maintained and of modern design, and the Cinemateca shows a...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Prometheuss
Reviewed 31 July 2014

I went on a weekday, when the grounds are closed to cars and is meant to attract families and pedestrians to the large park-like area. It was practically deserted. I wandered between the buildings, but didn't go inside, feeling that as quiet and empty as...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Caleb D
Reviewed 23 June 2014

I highly recommend visiting the Plaza de la Cultura while in Santo Domingo. It's absolteuly beautiful and well worth the visit.

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Glock19ga
Reviewed 5 September 2013

A little expensive (re DR prices), a shorter time than advertised, good just to orientate yourself to the city and decide where you wish to go back for a better look. I would recommend taking a personal guide-not expensive but gives more information etc.

Date of experience: August 2013
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