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The Malecon of Santo Domingo

The Malecon of Santo Domingo is actually George Washington Avenue, which runs through almost half of the city of Santo Domingo parallel to the coast, in the Dominican Republic and makes this place spaces with beautiful views and a center of activities and areas. to live in a dream by having a view of the sea.

The Malecón is considered one of the seven cultural treasures by the international organizers of the Capital of American Culture in 2010. The place is known not only for being surrounded by important luxury hotels, towers and casinos, but also for its restaurants and party zones. In the same way, this is the center where the Merengue Festival is celebrated every July.

Being an area highly frequented by tourism, there are buggies and carriage services to enjoy a pleasant ride in which we can highlight the effect of the gentle caress of the Caribbean Sea breeze.

If what you prefer is to walk it, there are a large number of benches or sidewalks that are distributed throughout the entire route, presenting different designs, for those who wish to take a short break or look at all the beauty that it has during the path.

It has a boulevard that has 14 kilometers that goes along the shores of the beautiful Caribbean Sea, you will fall in love during the journey appreciating important historical and tourist monuments on your journey. In addition, you will find countless painters who practice Haitian naif art and are placed along the boardwalk showing and selling beautiful paintings of their own creation, or stalls selling wood-based crafts among other pieces.

It was renovated in search of creating an entertainment and recreation space that connects the new generations with the history and architecture of the Colonial Zone.

This is the ideal place to clear your eyes and fill your being with expectations, for everything that a single place offers you and that the truth is to sit as a family, as a couple or alone in any of the leisure and fun centers with the beautiful view of the Caribbean Sea.

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