Attractions in Santiago De Los Caballeros

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The "Second City" of Santiago de los Caballeros is a city that easily balances the cultural and natural sides of tourism.  Here, you'll not only find museums like Centro Leon and landmarks to aid you in learning about the importance of history and life on the island, but there are also numerous city parks and a tour of prominent cigar factory to take advantage of.  Throw in the area beaches and a small collection of casinos and you have a very well-rounded vacation destination.  

Landmark Attractions

Tobacco Museum

If you are looking to do some sight-seeing, visit Casa del Arte. It is located in central Santiago De Los Caballeros. This small gallery specializes on Dominican artwork and culture, a favorite spot for locals to come together and discuss the significance of art in every day life.

Another common landmark for vacationers is Tobacco Museum. It is situated in central Santiago De Los Caballeros. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00am until 8:00pm, as well as on Sunday until 2:30pm. No new guests will be admitted into the museum after an hour and a half before closing (6:30pm Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00pm on Sunday).

Centro León: The museum is open from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

These examples are only some of the places worth checking out Click here to find our guide to other enjoyable places to visit in Santiago De Los Caballeros.

Natural Attractions

Santiago De Los Caballeros offers many other choices too. Click to read our article about natural attractions in and around Santiago De Los Caballeros.


The Dominican Republic Casinos

Feeling lucky? Visitors interested in trying their luck on the slots can find a handful of venues where they can do so in this area.

Casino Aloha Sol is located in central Santiago De Los Caballeros. To set itself apart from most casinos in the Dominican Republic, Casino Aloha Sol offers its guests a loyalty program called the Sun Club. Through this program, regular customers, and even vacationers visiting only for a short while, can earn extra rewards as they play.

If you enjoy the simplicity of playing the slots, consider giving Hodelpa Gran Almirante Casino a try. Hodelpa Gran Almirante Casino is a Las Vegas-style gambling facility, with an electric atmosphere you can't deny. Bright lights, energetic music, drinks, and the sound of slot machines paying out is what you get when you plan a night out here.

Matum Casino has a wide array of games for patrons to try out, including Blackjack, Craps, and Roulette. With only 39 rooms at the Matum Hotel, you might not imagine that the property would be in need of a casino, but fortunately when renovations took place at the turn of the 21st century, one was added. The Matum Hotel's Casino features an impressive 50 slot machines and 12 table games for guests and others to enjoy.

The following table summarizes some key facts concerning the gaming venues in Santiago De Los Caballeros.

Gambling In Santiago De Los Caballeros
Name Located At Phone Location
Casino Aloha Sol -- (809) 583-0090 0.6 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Santiago de los Caballeros
Hodelpa Gran Almirante Casino Hodelpa Gran Almirante Hotel and Casino (809) 580-1992 0.4 mi. North of Downtown Santiago de los Caballeros
Matum Casino Matum Hotel And Casino (809) 971-3222 1.3 mi. East of Downtown Santiago de los Caballeros

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