Rich traditions faithfully preserved, architecture that runs from ancient buildings in the medinas to monumental temples and Art Deco gems, unrivalled gastronomy, more than 3,500km of coastline and dreamy landscapes taking in the desert, deep valleys and Atlas Mountains.
Marvel blockbusters such as Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) have featured Washington, D.C. in some of their action sequences. The capital boasts unparalleled natural settings, large monuments filled with symbolism because of their political relevance – such as the Capitol, the White House and the Supreme Court – and an enviable network of museums. No wonder they have often shared the spotlight with well-known Hollywood stars.
It’s been almost two decades since the Cave of Wonders opened to the public. Situated between San Pedro de Macorís and La Romana, it shows Hispaniola’s pre- Columbian culture through rock art. In the past, the Tainos used this place for burials and funerary rituals. Today, its 840m length displays 472 paintings executed using charcoal and animal fat...