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San Cristobal, Dominican Republic, Tourism Information


The Borbón, Corral and El Puente Caves, located in the northeastern part of San Cristóbal, are important deposits of indigenous art.

The Nigua River is used as a source of sand for the construction industry, which represents an important source of income for the province.

The Boca de Nigua Mill is one of the most complete structures dedicated to sugar production. It was restored in the 1970s.

Excellent seashells are obtained in the sands of the Najayo Beach, which has various summer homes, but no real tourist development.

Sabana Grande de Palenque is another open beach where diving is practiced. In front of it are the remains of the French galleon "Diómedes Imperial", which sank in 1806.

General Information

San Cristóbal was founded by dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo, who also gave it its name.

The province has vast beaches of gray sand and other points of interest such as the Cambita Garabito municipality, which is an interesting vacationing spot in the southern region.

One of the main attractions in the province is La Toma, an exuberant watering spot visited by many of the region's residents.

The city of San Cristóbal greatly developed during the Trujillo regimen. It has some of the best hotels including Casa de Caoba, one of Trujillo's favorite places.

Beaches:
- Linda
- Najayo
- Palenque

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