Santo Domingo

What is Santo Domingo known for?


of performing physical labor. The natives had no immunity to European diseases, including smallpox, "History of Smallpox – Smallpox Through the Ages". ''Texas Department of State Health Services.'' and entire tribes were destroyed. Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Dominican Republic Localities Santo Domingo Wikipedia:Santo Domingo Commons:Category:Santo Domingo

original construction

. It is one of the oldest European-style, civil constructions in the Americas, but is executed in Renaissance style. The series of arches of the central terrace, the battlements, and the thick walls are the most representative aspects of the original construction. It is said that this residence looks much like the mansion built in Santo Domingo by Diego Colón, the son of Christopher Columbus. Just outside the front of the building is an old pyramid base over which Cortés had the structure built, on a hill that dominated the old city. Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Dominican Republic Localities Santo Domingo Wikipedia:Santo Domingo Commons:Category:Santo Domingo

music beautiful

lounge music, beautiful patio. *'''O' Brien's''' Supposedly an Irish Pub, and although there's nothing of a pub about it, it is a very trendy place. *'''Ocho Puertas''' Rock, alternative and electronica with live music also, very beautiful place. Jose Reyes #107 *'''Parada 77.''' Latin rock, Spanish songwriters some merengue and salsa, people in their mid thirties and forties. *'''S Bar.''' Mostly rock music can enjoy some falafels too, you would love the owner Isaac. Calle Sanchez and Padre


! Please remember when shopping at the malls, this is an island where practically everything being sold is imported and, worse yet, taxed at 16% (ITBIS or Value Added Tax). Don't expect to find too many bargains to brag about back home! Eat Santo Domingo offers a variety of cuisines from around the world from Chinese, Italian and Mediterranean to Brazilian. You can also find the main fast food franchises like McDonalds, Burger King, Pizza Hut, Wendy’s, Taco Bell, among others. Be aware

high development

. Santo Domingo has a great social divide ranging from the extremely poor to the very rich. Areas of high income families are found in the central Polygon of the city, which is bordered by the Avenida John F. Kennedy northward February 27 Avenue south, Avenida Winston Churchill to the west and Avenida Máximo Gómez to the east, and is characterized by its mostly residential area and its very active nightlife . Santo Domingo has areas of high development, among them Serralles, Naco, Arroyo Hondo

young public

Inn Hotel. * '''Rua''' Open air bar in front of Aka * '''Shots''' Mostly rock music, very young crowd. Ave. Roberto Pastoriza. If you you are more into the bohemian scene check out the Colonial Zone for great bars and cafes, as well as a vibrant gay nightlife scene. Here are some hints: *'''Bio.''' Modern eclectic music from regueaton to Latin rock, very young public. Famous for serving drinks from buckets. Calle Sanchez and Padre Billini *'''Bocanegra''' Currently the trendiest place in the Colonial Zone * Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Dominican Republic Localities Santo Domingo Wikipedia:Santo Domingo Commons:Category:Santo Domingo

career record

) is a retired right-handed Major League Baseball pitcher who last played for the Baltimore Orioles organization. Acevedo played previously with the Cincinnati Reds from . In his five-year career, Acevedo has a career record of 18–25 with an ERA (Earned run average) of 5.74. He is a cousin of Hall of Fame pitcher Juan Marichal. He has no relation to pitcher Juan Acevedo, as he

cultural interest

Washington Avenue. Other places of cultural interest are Plaza de la Cultura, which houses the city's most important cultural venues, including the Teatro Nacional (Teatro Nacional (Santo Domingo)) (National Theater) and various museums; the Palacio Nacional (National Palace (Dominican Republic)), which houses the Presidency of the Dominican Republic; the Palacio de Bellas Artes (Palace of Fine Arts), a neoclassical building that is the permanent home of the country's National Symphony

long played

. The handling pilot attempts to stabilize the airliner by applying firm rudder, but this is so extreme that it overstresses the attachments between the fuselage and the vertical stabilizer (or 'fin'), causing them to fail. The entire fin then breaks away. Without the fin to give it lateral stability, the aircraft rolls out of control and crashes into Rockaway, Queens, killing all 260 people on board and five on the ground. - In addition, he has long played an important role in the career

album hit

of his friend and protege, Víctor Manuelle, who Santa Rosa discovered. The two released a joint live album late in 2005, "''Dos Soneros, Una Historia''." In 2006, he released, "Directo Al Corazon", and in 2007 he carried out a concert acknowledged by the critics, in Plaza Colón at Santo Domingo and released ''Contraste'' with ''Conteo Regresivo'' being a major album hit. Furthermore, he performs alongside Chucho Avellanet, a musical comedy club-act called

Santo Domingo

'''Santo Domingo''' ( , ''Saint Dominic (saint Dominic)'') known officially as '''Santo Domingo de Guzmán''', is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic and is the largest city (List of Caribbean Cities and Towns by population) in the Caribbean region by population. http: government caribbean-local-government.html In 2010, Santo Domingo had a population of 965,040, with the metropolitan area reaching a total of 2,907,100. The city lies within the boundaries of the Distrito Nacional (D.N.; "National District"), itself bordered on three sides by Santo Domingo Province.

Founded by Bartholomew Columbus in 1496, on the east bank of the Ozama River and then moved by Nicolás de Ovando in 1502 to the west bank of the river, the city is the oldest continuously inhabited European settlement in the Americas (European colonization of the Americas), and was the first seat of the Spanish colonial rule (Spanish Empire) in the New World. Santo Domingo is the site of the first university, cathedral, castle, monastery, and fortress in the New World. The city's Colonial Zone (Ciudad Colonial (Santo Domingo)) was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. http: en list 526 http: nac geoportal.php?country DO&language S Santo Domingo was called '''Ciudad Trujillo''' ( ), from 1936 to 1961, after the Dominican Republic's dictator, Rafael Trujillo, named the capital after himself. Following his assassination, the city resumed its original designation.

Santo Domingo is the cultural, financial, political, commercial and industrial center of the Dominican Republic, with the country’s most important industries being located within the city. Santo Domingo also serves as the chief seaport of the country. The city's harbor at the mouth of the Ozama River accommodates the largest vessels, and the port handles both heavy passenger and freight traffic.

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