Columbus Lighthouse, Santo Domingo
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Visit the monument containing the remains of explorer Christopher Columbus at Columbus Lighthouse and learn about the discovery of America by the West in the attached museum. The building was constructed using plans by a Scottish architect and completed in time for the 500th anniversary of the discovery of the New World in 1992. The structure serves as a mausoleum for the purported remains of Columbus as well as a museum. Walk through to see objects from the era, including a boat from Cuba and Columbian jewelry. With our international travel planner, Santo Domingo attractions like Columbus Lighthouse can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This beautiful monument this careless. There is something attractive in it, although the building is stately... it is not inspiration for visitors. Hopefully someone from the Government wants to put it in good condition.
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  • Interesting visit through the history of many countries around the world, I'm not sure what relevance to DR, with photos and artifacts. I did find many of the American artifacts to be representational...  more »
  • Is a place spectacular for know of history of the discovery of America, visit them remains of Cristobal Colon and know more than them culture of our countries Latin American e inclusive of countries not Latin as Japan, Chinese, USA between others that have a space in Faro Colon the guide very friendly and explains very well
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