Puerto Plata, officially known as San Felipe de Puerto Plata. It is the capital of the province of Puerto Plata, a commercial port city known for its resorts.
Its Central Park has become the most popular meeting point in Puerto Plata. In fact, its beautiful park, also known as Plaza de la Independencia , is a national symbol. It was built as a tribute to General Gregorio Luperón. He offered this beautiful park to the city of Puerto Plata, when it was the Dominican capital.