Santiago de los Caballeros

Santiago de los Caballeros is a city in the Dominican Republic. The buildings are old and classic Caribbean Spanish style.

Get in

There are direct flights from New York (JFK) by Delta Air, Jet Blue and American Airlines. From Miami (Fort Lauderdale) by Spirit Air and American Airlines from (MIA). Also if you are in south America there is a direct flight from Panama (PTY) by Copa Airlines. Air Turks & Caicos have a direct flight from Providenciales (PLS) and connection to Nassau (NAS), Bahamas.

Get around

There are many Bus Lines that can take you to different cities in Dominican Republic:

AetraBus Transporte Espinal



Museums/Culture: Monumentos a los Heroes de la Restauracion, Centro León, La 37 por las tablas, Teatro Nacional del Cibao...


There are 3 big shopping Centres in Santiago.

But if you like more cheap things you should go to the city centre specially to Calle del Sol and all streets around.

If you are willing to buy more sophisticated stuff you could visit: Charo, La Rosé, Kakey, Eternia....


Santago has many places to eat and a variety of dishes. There are many cultural places in Santiago due to globalization, such as american food (TGI Fridays, Burger King, McDonalds, Pizza Hut, Domino's, Papa John's, Taco Bell and others.


Santiago has many Bars where you can drink anything you want.


If you are going to be around the city, one possibility is Hodelpa Gran Almirante, which has a convention centre, a casino, and TGI Fridays. In the city centre there is the Hodelpa Centro Plaza & Casino just in the right middle of the city, and if you want something near to the beautiful monument you can stay at Hotel Matum & Casino.

Stay safe

The Centro Historico clears out after dark and it is not smart to be there. The western half (La Joya, Gurabito, Cienfuegos, etc.) of the city is generally poorer and rougher than the eastern half, but it is unlikely that any travelers would end up there.

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