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This multi-million-dollar lighthouse was built in 1992 to celebrate the 400 year anniversary of Columbus's landing in the Americas and is the site of the explorer's bones.
Av. Ana | On the water side of Los Tres Ojos, near the airport in the Sans Souci district, Santo Domingo 11604, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed August 29, 2019

We're shown this on our day trip from the coach. The area looks very depressing and run down. The building itself is very odd and ugly looking

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank r t
Reviewed July 5, 2019

Knowledgeable, It is not for toddlers, very nice antique items, it is very big and a lot to see. Sufficient parking, it is hot inside though.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

This place is massive. Just ascending the walk way I felt like I was entering a place. I could see the lighthouse from afar, illuminated in the night and the translucent white stone reflects the light it's quite possible to see it from Zona Colonial....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank NikkiJam27
Reviewed April 30, 2019

Tuesday16th April and we were on a guided tour of the Colonial City of Santo Domingo. As we approached the City, our coach stopped nearby this impressive building on the banks of the Ozama River. Sadly, we were informed by our Guide that a visit...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank David D
Reviewed April 12, 2019

This was one of the most amazing architectural places I have been. The size is massive. The artifacts and history in this building was outstanding. Well designed and planned museum. Inside are rooms of items donated from other countries from my understanding donated to this...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Many of the people that I know were having such a hard time understanding why I care to visit a Memorial to Columbus but unfortunately is part of history whatever the man did was not up to me. The suffering that he may have caused...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019

We had a taxi driver take us to the “Lighthouse.” Since I had taught American History, I sure wasn’t going to miss this place. The building itself is spectacular and the memorial to Christopher Columbus is very nice. It was nice to stand back and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank J-W
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

It is said the remains (or some of the remains) of Columbus are here. A beautiful resting place as you enter, and many artifacts from all over the world are in the enormous building. If you're in the area it's worth a visit to see...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 24, 2019

We passed by this huge building. Our tour bus stop at the front for us to see the enormity and size of this building. We did not go inside so I cant give a review of what's inside. The Pope mobile is outside of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank hrhmed
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

We didn't expect to visit here today so it may give us more interesting! This architecture is gigantic and beautiful. Each room is decorated with historical subjects each country donated, and of course there is Columbus's cremation. The guide in the building explained that they...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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