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Faro a Colon | Museos En Santo Domingo

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Descripcion

What is the Lighthouse to Colon?

Monument dedicated to Christopher Columbus, discoverer of the new world in the year 1492. The same monument is one of the tourist attractions most known and visited by many tourists, who frequent our Dominican Republic. This is an emblematic monument and one of the best points of interest of Santo Domingo, if you come to the Dominican Republic in order to get your stories and take memories of this beautiful country, then this destination must visit it.

What is inside?

In your interiol you can appreciate many elements of interest from all the places visited by Cristobal Colon, many of these are original pieces and others are just samples to make an idea of the elemntos used at that time. Here you will see the three ships with which cristobal colon arrived in the New World, although these are only exact replicas, you can see here fragments of the real boats. You will also see a large exhibition of objects from China, Spana, and America. And as you can not also Explore a giant box with the remains of Cristobal Colon himself.

Data on its construction

The Columbus Lighthouse is a huge structure of unusual Hormigon, shaped like a cross shaped pyramid. This was designed by the Scottish architect J.L. Gleave in 1931, did not finish until 1992, and was just in time for the 500th anniversary of the discovery of America. And as we all know for a giant structure like this, the price of waiting for it, for its construction is needed approximately 70 Million Dollars.

The Faro a colon It measures about 210 meters long and consists of 10 floors with a stepped design. This building at night is illuminated for special occasions with 150 spotlights that point upwards that when turned on form a cross in the sky, said cross is visible from Puerto Rico. But as I said before, this only happens on special occasions since all these lights have a high consumption of electrical energy, even if you need to leave the neighborhoods close to the structures without power to carry out these activities.


Schedule

Desde Enero 1 Hasta Junio 30
Lunes Cerrado
Martes 09.00 - 17.00
Miercoles 09.00 - 17.00
Jueves 09.00 - 17.00
Viernes 09.00 - 17.00
Sabado 09.00 - 11.30
Domingo 09.00 - 17.00
Desde Julio 1 Hasta Diciembre 20
Lunes Cerrado
Martes 09.00 - 17.00
Miercoles 09.00 - 17.00
Jueves 09.00 - 17.00
Viernes 09.00 - 17.00
Sabado 09.00 - 11.30
Domingo 09.00 - 17.00