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.

Location

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

If you've worked up an appetite exploring the nature sanctuary, you're in luck, as you can find an impressive array of dining options in the general vicinity. The most nearby restaurant to Anthropological Reserve of Cuevas del Pomier is Vargos Restaurant, which sells International meals. Also nearby, you and your companions will have restaurants like Fela's Place and Restaurante Aubergine where you and your party should be sure to try a bit of Fusion cuisine and enjoy the Dominican Republic scene.

Nearby Attractions

Those interested in seeing a second wildlife reservation, seek out Parque Ecologico Laguna De Itabo, which is situated eight miles to the southeast of Anthropological Reserve of Cuevas del Pomier. You'll find a couple other places of interest in the area, including Casa de Caoba, which is within driving distance in the vicinity of Santo Domingo. You might also consider visiting Parque Central San Cristobal, which is another nearby attraction.

Being able to choose from some other activities will ensure you won't run out of ways to stay busy. The attractions closest to this location are 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

Location: the vicinity of Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic

 

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