El Obelisco, Santo Domingo

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Pay tribute to the lives lost and those who suffered under the regime of brutal president Rafael Trujillo in the 1930s at El Obelisco. Built during Trujillo's time in office to commemorate the president, the monument has since become emblematic of an altogether more peaceful anti-Trujillo Dominican Republic, with murals adorning the monolith displaying messages of harmony. Located on El Malecon, the obelisk is visible from most points on the street thanks to its height and striking colors. Put El Obelisco on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Santo Domingo trip planning site .
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  • The Obelisk is located in the Centre of the George Washington Avenue, across from the Malecon, walk along the rim. The Obelisk has colorful designs depicting the conquest.
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  • Tours will pass around it, because it is not located on a touristic road but on a traffic intersection. It is nice, pay attention or ask your guide.  more »
  • In the middle of the roundabout high color sloop and probably the whole description because what is seen on the photo in order to specifically whisk the coffee in order to see this ch6ba nonsense but as soe has time and willingness to cool
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