Attractions in Bonao

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Halfway between the capital of Santo Domingo and the second city of Santiago is the town of Bonao.  Long thought of merely as a stop-over from one of these major destinations to the next, in recent years it has been recognized as an important attraction all its own, with several cultural and historic landmarks and numerous natural spots to explore.  

Museums

If you like to learn about other cultures and places, you might enjoy visiting a museum during your vacation.

Casa Museo Tiburcio is a museum in the heart of Bonao. This unique structure was developed by the artist Bonao Cristhian Tiburcio who had dreams of creating a house where the architecture and every piece of furniture was a piece of artwork. It is certainly a sight to be seen, where everything from the windows to the toilet are unique forms of artistic expression.

The table below lists more information on a few available museums in Bonao.

Museums In Bonao
Name Phone Location
Candido Bido Banoa (809) 525-7707 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Bonao
Casa Museo Tiburcio (809) 525-2972 Central Bonao

Miscellaneous Landmarks

Visitors can experience some other intriguing landmarks in this area.

Miscellaneous Landmarks In Bonao
Name Type Location Island
El Homenaje de los Deportes Monument 0.9 mi. North of Central Bonao Hispaniola

Waterfalls

Even though most vacationers have heard about the beautiful coastline, those aren't the only way to experience the area's natural beauty. One such example is Saltos de Jima. It is located 3.8 mi. Northwest of central Bonao.

Parks

Travelers can also spend some time in a few parks in and around Bonao.

The parks worth looking into are provided in the chart below.

Parks In and Around Bonao
Name Type Location
Parque Juan Pablo Duarte Park Maimon, 8.9 mi. East of Central Bonao
Parque Los Amapolos Park 0.9 mi. North of Central Bonao
Plaza De La Cultura Park 0.8 mi. Southeast of Central Bonao
 

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