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.
An interesting landmark worth visiting is Casa del Arte. It is found 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.
If you are looking to do more sight-seeing, visit Tobacco Museum. It is found within central Santiago De Los Caballeros. The Tobacco Museum has several exhibits that focus on the growing of tobacco, the growth of the industry in the Dominican Republic, the processing of tobacco into cigars, and the use of tobacco in the West. The museum also occasionally features temporary exhibits that change from time to time. Visit their website or contact them for up-to-date information on rotating exhibits.
Centro León: Everything you need to know about the culture of the Dominican Republic is housed within the Centro Cultural Eduardo Leon Jimenes. Founded by Eduardo Leon Jimenes, who wanted to create a spot for locals to learn to appreciate art, the museum began to take on a life of its own when donations began pouring in.
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Ready for some action? Travelers wanting to try their luck on the slots will find a few places to go 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 like to play 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 provides a selection of games for visitors 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 gaming venues in Santiago De Los Caballeros are displayed in the chart below.
|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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