Anthropological Reserve of Cuevas del Pomier

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Not only is the Cuevas de Pomier area one of the largest caves you can explore in the Dominican Republic, it is also the site of a pre-Columbus Taino community, and archaeologist have an active mission in the caves to better understand these cave-dwelling natives.

Visitors to the caves will able to explore several public sections, and will even be able to see some of the Taino art and artifacts that were left in the cave when the Taino left.


Anthropological Reserve of Cuevas del Pomier is located 4.1 miles north-northwest of San Cristobal, a city in the vicinity of Santo Domingo; it is 16 miles (26 kilometers) to the west of Santo Domingo.

Nearby Restaurants

You need not go hungry after spending time at this wildlife reserve; you'll discover a broad selection of food offerings in the general vicinity. Vargos Restaurant, which has a menu full of International food, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. Also within a short distance, you will encounter options like Fela's Place and Restaurante Aubergine where you can eat some Fusion cuisine and experience the Dominican Republic culture.

Nearby Attractions

Those interested in seeing two nature preserves, make a trip to Parque Ecologico Laguna De Itabo, located 8.2 miles away from this wildlife reservation. There are at least one or two other activities in the area, including Casa de Caoba, which is within driving range in the vicinity of Santo Domingo. Also think about visiting Parque Central San Cristobal, which is another nearby attraction.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't get bored. Attractions close-by can be found in the following table.

Attractions Near Anthropological Reserve of Cuevas del Pomier
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Casa de Caoba Historic Site 1.6 mi. (24.6 km) SE 15.3 mi. West of Santo Domingo
Parque Central San Cristobal -- 4.3 mi. (23.7 km) SSE San Cristobal
Constituents Monument Other Attraction 4.3 mi. (23.4 km) SSE San Cristobal
Parque Radhames -- 4.3 mi. (24.0 km) SSE San Cristobal

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