Untitled Document
Español | Home | Collaborate | Contact us | Links | Site Map | Register..

Home
Untitled Document



    Dominicana On Line - El Portal de la República Dominicana

    The Colonial City

    The Caribbean nights in the Colonial area feature a wealth of diversion that fuels the ample musical offerings of bars and clubs on the plaza.   There is something for every taste and mood, from rock and roll and electronic to salsa, merengue, 80s pop and bachata.  One must only look out onto the plaza and choose.

    colonial

    There is no established route, no imposed rhythm, not a body that resists, nor a delight that is limited.  The nights of the Colonial Zone are defined in every moment they are lived and every second that they are enjoyed with the music as the great motor of pleasure.

    A great stage for Santo Domingo night life, “La zona”, as the old neighborhood is known, transformed into a plaza of dance, a stage for excellent music and acoustic seduction, is one of the key locations in the city where entertainment is concerned.

    The reason can be seen and heard with every step.  Electronic music, salsa, reggaeton, merengue, bachata, rock, pop classics of the 80s, ethnic music and troubadours have secure spaces in the hip bars of the plaza.

    colonia

    The possibilities increase through the streets like Hostos, Meriños, Isabel La Católica, La Atarazana, Padre Billini  and Mercedes, where cafes, bars, restaurants and clubs spill music into the heat of the nights full of contagious enjoyment.

    Without predetermined options decided beforehand, it is recommended to travel from place to place, sampling the options to see what moves the body and the senses.  And there is, assuredly, something that cater to all standards: from the hyperactive person that demands an unlimited party of white-hot rhythms, to the peaceful person who wants a calm evening without excess, ears seduced by soothing tones.

    Enjoyment for two, with the variety of possibilities for a couple to move their hips, has a plethora of options in the plazas that offer Latin music throughout the night.

    colonial

    There are places for all, including as a function of how one wants to dress.  Alfatoria and Bobo’s, the former, a restaurant-bar in which one can also dance to the rhythm of a Caribbean group, and the second, a bar and restaurant with agreeable music that invites its patrons to converse, have an elegance and a certain air about them, as does Murano, a true Latin dance floor, with a lounge for the less daring.

    Abacus, Carolas and Falafel invite the patron to arrive dressed as informally as she likes.   The electronic music of Abacus, the rock of Carolus and the ethnic music of Falafel widen the possibilities for those that want to be more comfortable in the midst of a climate that lends a great deal of tropical heat to the Santo Domingo nights.

    Ocho Puertas, Nowhere and Karamba Bar are on the list of possibilities for contemporary music, while Bar de María supplies music from the 70s and La Atarazana plays tunes that are predominantly Caribbean.

    Casa de Teatro makes way for singers, who, guitar in hand, sing boleros from yesteryear and songs from the “new Cuban verse”, while El Sarten invites its clients to let go of their inhibitions with son and Downtown combines 80s and 90s pop with salsa and merengue.

    The Nightlife guide offers the coordinates for arriving at the desired location and choosing where to hang out or to go all out: many options for many emotions.









    Untitled Document
    . ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .
    This Portal was made by initiative of the Fundación Global and the Global Foundation.
    Reserved rights . Commentaries and Consultations on contents >

    Graphic design www.graphic-ideas.com >

coco
Untitled Document Noticas de TurismoGalerías de FotosMapas de Turismo
Search by words

All Some Phrase
Online Shopping
Book "New Perspectives: Dominican Republic" | Dictionary of the Environment
Events
A complete guide of all the events of DR
VI DR Environmental Film Festival
III Muestra de Cine Medioambiental Dominicano Working Together Towards A Green Society
September 13-18, 2016
Dominicanos en Grandes Ligas
Festival All about Major Leagues (Spanish Only)
e-postcards

Send a RD postcard to a friend

Fairs

City Fairs

Downloads
download

2015 Calendar
and more...

Photo Gallery
Gallery

Images of DR

Videos
video

Videos of DR

Publications
publications

Last
editions

Maps
mapas

Maps
of DR

Dates
Dates

A day like today...

This month, DR offers to you...
Teatro Nacional, this month
Casa de Teatro
Centro León, this week
Together
GFDD - Global Foundation for Democracy and Development
InteRDom - Internship Program