Fortaleza San Luis, Santiago de los Caballeros

History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Fortaleza San Luis is located near the Yaque del Norte River in southwest Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. The Fort was the location of several battles during the War of Restoration. Fortaleza San Luis has also served as a Municipal Prison and more recently the fort has been converted into a Museum.
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  • With nice morning weather, we took a walking tour beginning uphill at the imposing white 243' Monumento a los Héroes de la Restauración, then down to Plaza Duarte's 1894 Cathedral, Moorish Palace and....  more »
  • We got whisked into this by a fairly sketchy man we had just met. We were looking to kill some time and didn't mind the experience. We had to barter with someone to enter this place, got a...  more »
  • Not much to see of the fort itself but it had a little museum that made it worth it. A couple of great paintings and some historical stuff. Easy to do.  more »
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  • Now used as military offices, etc. But interesting metal sculptures and bronze busts of heroes.
  • Historical place of 30 of March, Santiago de los Caballeros's battle
  • Very colorfull place, great mixture of culture and nigth life, very recomended
  • A place filled history in every corner. Got a chance to learn about and see Anacaona!
  • You don't want to get caught here, this is where they bring all motor cycles and cars they tow away.

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