The capital city of the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo combines politics with a historic city center that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site — an area that’s sure to charm you.
Both summer and winter are peak times to visit Santo Domingo. Spring and fall offer pleasant weather with fewer crowds. The springtime Carnaval República Dominicana is a great way to experience the lively culture, with parades, competitions, food, music, costumes and masks. The summertime Festival del Merengue features free concerts, dancing in the streets and shows with professional dancers.