Most people who visit the Dominican Republic want to explore the unique shopping offered in the country. The Dominican Republic has excellent options for shopping, where you will find plenty of souvenirs and keepsakes of your visit to the country.
In the tourist areas as well as in the cities, you will find upscale open air markets and well-known shopping centers with a variety of stores.
In the sophisticated capital city of Santo Domingo, there is a wide array of products, goods and services in the large shopping centers. The city is filled with shops and boutiques, many of which offer international brands. Whether you are looking for the latest fashions, leather articles, bags and shoes, cosmetics, jewelry, books, electronic games or liquor and cigars, you will find an endless array of options in any of the commercial centers scattered around the city.
The shops in Santo Domingo tend to be open from Monday to Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the evening. You will find shops open on Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m or 8:00 p.m.
The main shopping centers in the city of Santo Domingo are the following:
-Acrópolis Center, avenida Winston Churchill
-Bella Vista Mall, avenida Sarasota
-Plaza Central, avenida 27 de Febrero corner of avenida Winston Churchill
-Plaza Andalucía I y II, avenida Abraham Lincoln
-Plaza Cataluña, calle Gustavo Mejía Ricart
-Plaza Dorada, calle Roberto Pastoriza
-Plaza La Lira I y II, calle Roberto Pastoriza
-Plaza Las Américas I y II, avenida Winston Churchill
-Plaza Paseo de la Churchill, avenida Winston Churchill
-Plaza Naco, avenida Tiradentes
-Plaza Fernández I y II, avenida Winston Churchill
-Diamond Mall, avenida los Próceres
-Plaza Lama, avenida 27 de Febrero corner of avenida Winston Churchil
-Multicentro La Sirena, avenida Winston Churchill
-Jumbo, avenida Luperón
-Megacentro, avenida San Vicente de Paúl
-Coral Mall, Autopista San Isidro
-Carrefour, autopista Duarte
-Americana Departamentos, avenida John F. Kennedy
-Blue Mall, avenida Winston Churchill corner of Gustavo Mejia Ricart
-IKEA, avenida John F. Kennedy
-Amber Museum, calle Arzobispo Meriño
-Larimar Museum, calle Isabel La Católica
-Modelo Market, avenida Mella
When you go on a trip, your tour guide will usually give you an opportunity to stop and shop for souvenirs.