Santo Domingo is the largest capital city in Dominican Republic, officially known as Santo Domingo de Guzmán. It is also the major tourist destination of the country, offering something for everyone, right from the popular museums and amazing architecture to ballet, opera, baseball games, restaurants, shopping and the greatest options of nightlife.
The most popular tourist place in the city that one must visit while on vacation toDominican Republic is Zona Colonial district. Zona Colonial district is the place where one will find country’s several popular historic attractions and so was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 1990. Situated on the western bank of the Río Ozama, this quite popular historic destination of Santo Domingo houses the Puerta de la Misericordia, the the Catedral Santa María La Menor (Catedral Primada de América), Puerta del Conde, the Alcázar de Colón and the National Pantheon.