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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  • They have a representation of each country in America, and all Columbus expedition to America. The ashes of Columbus is in this Lighthouse.  more »
  • We were not super impressed with our visit to the Columbus Lighthouse, as we only got to see the outside of it. The structure of the building is not very pleasing to the eye, in my opinion. Maybe it i...  more »
  • Every country has artifacts here and it was a great time for me to see this wonderful attraction. They also have replica of Golden Gate Bridge nearby.  more »