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George Washington Avenue, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-935-2063
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Historical and beautiful.

Not going to The Malecón in Cuba is like going to Disney and not seeing Mickey Mouse. This a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mynor A
via mobile
Nice Ocean View

Nice walk along the Santo Domingo Ocean Front. Only thing is there was a lot of garbage, plastic... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Boston, MA
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This popular thoroughfare is home to luxury hotels and casinos as well as historic monuments and statues.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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George Washington Avenue, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
+1 809-935-2063

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not going to The Malecón in Cuba is like going to Disney and not seeing Mickey Mouse. This a historical place. Very relaxing and with a beautiful sight. Bring water for hydration and sunscreen to enjoy a long and safe walk.

Thank Mynor A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice walk along the Santo Domingo Ocean Front. Only thing is there was a lot of garbage, plastic bottles along the beachfront washed up from the ocean.

Thank chemiche
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely view for sure. I imagine many more people frequented this spot many years ago but now tourists rather gather at the Colonial zone. It seemed like it could be a little bit unsafe.

Thank natalia c
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

George Washington avenue is the biggest attraction to walk, jog and run next to the Caribbean sea. Few kilometers of newly remodeled walking sideways. Always has company with you. However if you are a runner go for few miles is sideseen and cold winds in...More

Thank Jesus Gilberto C
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Great view but surrounded by lots of locals. Made me feel a little bit unsafe. We just went took pictures looked around for a little bit and that's it went back to our car which they do have a few thins to park your car.

Thank Astrid M
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Great walk along the coast line, restaurants and other attractions along the malecon. Traffic can be bad during rush hour, but you can stop off at several casinos that line the malecon.

Thank Romello64
Reviewed 14 August 2017

It was recommended to me to visit the Malecón while I was staying in Santo Domingo. While the views were very pretty, you could see them from the car and I do not recommend walking around a lot. I was traveling by myself for work,...More

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The Malecon is a long avenue that runs parallel to the ocean and the avenida George Washington. Enjoy a stroll and the ocean breeze (early morning or early evening is best) as have many families through the years.

Thank Issa J
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Becuse officials are so concentrated on robbing from it's citizens they don't pay attention to the Malecon. It is completely different now. It is abandoned ghetto and ugly. How can a tourist walk to it from the Colonial Zone? Impossible. So sad.

1  Thank Katie Z
Reviewed 5 August 2017

If you are in Santo Domingo, just pass by to see the malecon. You do not need to walk, you can see it from your car

Thank seasonedvisitor
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