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Columbus Lighthouse, Santo Domingo
Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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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Es imponente el faro, vine especialmente a ver el juego de luces en la noche del 12 octubre en homenaje a Cristobal ColonThe Lighthouse is stunning, I came especially to see the play of light on the night of October 12 in tribute to Columbusshow original
Christopher Columbus could be buried here, and if he is, and you are in Santo Domingo, you should stop to pay your respects. This is a really fantastic structure, especially for the area, and I didn't... read more »
El Faro a Colón, comúnmente conocido como Faro Colón es un monumento y museo dominicano construido en honor a Cristóbal Colón, descubridor del Nuevo Mundo. Es un monumento en forma de cruz (recordando... read more »The Faro colon, commonly known as Faro Colon is a monument and Dominican Museum built in honor of Cristóbal Colón, discoverer of the new world. It is a Memorial Cross (Recalling the Christianization of the Americas) which measures approximately 800 m long and 36.5 meters of alto.1 in it, is says, that the remains of the illustrious Admiral Cristóbal Colón, are housed there is controversy on the matter, since Spaniards demonstrated through genetic analysis, found at least part of the remains of Cristóbal Colón in the Cathedral of Seville.show original
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