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

In case you like to explore other cultures and places, you might enjoy visiting a museum during your vacation.

Casa Museo Tiburcio is a museum towards the middle 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 chart just below provides more details on some the museums you might enjoy in the area.

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

Vacationers can enjoy some other worthwhile sites 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

Although most visitors are drawn by the region's beaches, that isn't the only way to experience the area's natural beauty. The one example is Saltos de Jima. It is located 3.8 mi. Northwest of central Bonao.

Parks

Travelers can also experience a few parks in and around Bonao.

The parks available are shown here:

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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