Cueva de las Maravillas, La Romana

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Take a tour through the cave system at Cueva de las Maravillas and observe the rock formations while learning about how their formation. Entrance into the caves requires a tour guide, who leads you through the cave while explaining about the formations. Safety precautions have been taken with lots of lighting, clear pathways, and handrails throughout the caves. At the end are some cave paintings, though their authenticity is unclear. Watch for the large iguanas that hang around outside the cave, too. To visit Cueva de las Maravillas and other attractions in La Romana, use our La Romana family vacation planner.
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  • Inside the cave you can see around 500 paintings on the walls and prints dominated the color black and red, made by the Taino Indians, ancient inhabitants of the island already extinct. According to reports, the same account with 10 petroglyphs, i.e. recorded on rock, and 472 pictographs, or paintings on the walls. Of these 472 pictographs 144 were catalogued as enigmatic or abstract and 69 of fanciful groups of points. You can also see 135 pictographs with a human face, 18 of animal, human and animal form 41, geometric 18 and 38 geometric and human.
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  • We discovered this on Google maps, it was only about a mile or so from our hotel. We took a taxi $30 for four of us and$10 entry fee with an English speaking guide. It costs a lot more as part of an o...  more »
  • The cave is well worth a visit! Especially, if you have not seen the like. A dreamlike atmosphere. At the expense of photo, first banned do photo, then allowed but no Flash, rock carvings from the light fade (need a good physical shape and comfortable shoes, a lot of stairs. Bonus in the Park can be seen on a large number of iguanas.
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  • Sorprendente lugar, excelente guía. Sería fabuloso organizar sesiones de dibujo o pintura, conciertos.
  • A really nice almost surreal experience. Recommended for all the family.
  • Great place to visit, a lot of history within. Definitely a must go destination.
  • Beautiful cave handicap accessible
  • Absolutely amazing I loved it