Designed by architect Joe Gleave, this monument to Christopher Columbus is a 46 meters tall cross, constructed of completely ... More
Faro a Colón (El)
Designed by architect Joe Gleave, this monument to Christopher Columbus is a 46 meters tall cross, constructed of completely white marble. El Faro a Colón has housed the remains of the explorer since his tomb was moved from the Cathedral of Santa María la Menor in 1992. At night, powerful lights illuminate this Christian symbol and project its shadow against the sky. Areas inside the monument are used as exhibition rooms, archives, a library and a museum.
Discovered at the end of the 19th century by the Italian Don Juan Vicini, this lovely bathing spot lies in
exceptionally beautiful natural surroundings. The coral breakwater protects its warm, crystal clear waters from the waves of the Caribbean. ...
This museum is located on the fifth floor of an award winning modern building. On display here are paintings and
sculptures dating from the post independence period (after 1844) through the 1960s. Works are separated into four chronological sections: ...
The Occidental El Embajador is located approximately 20 miles from Las Americas International Jose Francisco Pena Gomez Airport and three
miles from where Columbus's expeditions established the New World's first city. This location is also 2.5 miles from El ...
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