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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  • Unfortunately didn't have the chance to visit the Interior of this building to cause this facility was not on our program schedule, but I would greatly like to visit.
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  • This is a massive structure. The remains of Cristobal Colon are said to be here. It's amazing architecture and has contributions from many countries in its museum. We were able to go in on the day we ...  more »
  • This huge monument that recognizes Columbus as the discoverer who comes to America in the island was erected to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the discovery of America (years 1992)
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