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.


Positioned in the vicinity of Santo Domingo, 4.1 miles north-northwest of San Cristobal, Anthropological Reserve of Cuevas del Pomier always welcomes local residents and tourists rooming in this part of the Western side of the Dominican Republic. Regardless of whether or not you're staying in the vicinity, you are free to drop by to check it out. From this location, Santo Domingo is 16 miles (26 kilometers) to the east.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most delightful options while spending a few hours exploring the area could be enjoying food at a restaurant within traveling distance of this nature preserve. The most nearby restaurant to Anthropological Reserve of Cuevas del Pomier is Vargos Restaurant, which dishes out International fare. Fela's Place and Restaurante Aubergine offer additional restaurant options within reach. At Restaurante Aubergine you and your companions should be sure to sample Fusion food and experience the flavors of the Dominican Republic.

Nearby Attractions

Those interested in seeing a second wildlife reservation, learn more about Parque Ecologico Laguna De Itabo, which is located eight miles to the southeast of this page's attraction. Additional local attractions include Casa de Caoba, which is within traveling range in the vicinity of Santo Domingo. You might want to also think about heading over to Parque Central San Cristobal, which is another nearby attraction.

Nature preserves are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes other attractions close-by.

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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