Santiago, the second largest city of Dominican Republic is called the “Heart City,” as it is located in the centre of the island of Hispaniola. There's plenty to see and do in the city, and nothing beats a rental car to explore all the amazing attractions including Museo del Tobaco, Parque Duarte, and the Tomas Morel Museum of Folkloric Art.Best Attractions to Visit in Santiago
Free Activities in Santiago
- For all the cigar lovers, Museo del Tabaco is a must to see place. Visit it to learn about the art of making cigars and buy some of the country's most famous brands.
- Enjoy an afternoon browsing all the amazing carnival masks at the Tomas Morel Museum of Folkloric Art.
- Monumento a los Heroes de la Restauracion, located at the entrance of the town offers panoramic views of the city. The grand monument stands 230 feet tall on a hilltop overlooking the city.
- Take a stroll through Parque Duarte. Popular among locals, this small plaza is a great place to watch the day unfold.