This amazing city called Santo Domingo originated many years ago, featuring the very first cathedral as well as the earliest hospital of the new world. If you admire old Spanish architecture especially as old as those in 1600s, then without even giving a second thought take flights to Santo Domingo, and once you are here, walk down cobble stone streets of this city. Also it has been a favorite among travelers due to the huge variety of restaurants and eating places along with the most happening night life culture. They call it a town that never sleeps! It is a perfect place for romance. You come here single and it promises to give you a soul mate. Interestingly, single executives who land here for work usually come across ‘the person’ whom they would end up marrying.
Still more to this city is its great shopping malls, where all the popular brands of the world have their outlets. There are discount stores, offering amazing prices on stylish brands and regular stores, extending clearance sales a number of times in a year.
Santo Domingo Carnival is on the cards for February
Santo Domingo has been one of the much loved destinations among travelers during February. This is the time to enjoy the wonderful celebrations of the Carnival taking place in the city. Each weekend in the month of February is filled with parades, competitions and other events. Everyone should have this experience of being a part of this carnival sometime in their life. Visitors all across the globe avail cheap plane fares and eagerly wait for this time of the year. Celebration carries a lot of color and customs, ranging from the vibrant shades of costumes to lively music and vivacious dancing. The massive crowd of natives and guests raise their voices and experience excitement coming from the partakers and audiences alike.
The summer in Santo Domingo comes with ‘Merengue Festival’
The Merengue Festival which takes place in the summer makes the entire city as its venue for celebrations. Those who want to emerge themselves into the Dominican culture should enquire well in advance about cheap flights to Santo Domingo, so that they have no hassle reaching this land while the Merengue festival is spilling its magic. You must keep a note that the festival takes place between July 26 to 31 and is basically a celebration of the Republic’s chief dance form, merengue. Here is your chance to witness top merengue bands performing free for the crowd. The beginning parade is followed by an enjoyable concert. But that is not all as art exhibitions, games and food fairs also await you at the festival. Dancing with a local in the meringue style, will leave you spinning uncontrollably.
Indeed, the spring carnival and the summer Merengue festival are not to miss events of this city of the Dominican Republic. However, planning a holiday here anytime of the year is sure you give a pleasing experience. ‘Feria Internacional del Libro’, is an interesting event scheduled for the month of May. This International Book Fair will keep bookworms like you entertained and you can buy and browse books by national and international authors and poets and make the most of the rest of cultural program.
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