Monumento A Los Héroes De La Restauración

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Once a monument to honor the dictator who ruled over the Dominican Republic, Rafael Trujillo, upon his death it took on new life and became a monument to commemorate the War of Independence with Spain. Today, visitors from around the world come on a regular basis to view the impressive Monumento a los Héroes de la Restauración.

What to Expect

Visitors of Monumento a los Héroes de la Restauración begin their journey in the three small plazas that surround the monument and feature bronze statues that speak on some of the country's favorite pastimes. After walking the grounds, guests can then climb the stairs and view a woman atop a pillar that stands 70 meters high. It is meant to symbolize the victory the Dominican Republic won against Spain.

The monument a large structure and completely white. The bottom of the monument features arched walls that hold of a series of tall columns, which in turn hold up a ceiling. On top of the ceiling are more, smaller arches that hold up a tower. Finally, on top, is a cross.

Staying Close

Santiago De Los Caballeros is a good option for those wishing to visit Monumento A Los Héroes De La Restauración, because travelers to this part of the Dominican Republic will have the benefit of convenient access to the monument throughout their trip. Despite the fact that the area isn't over-crowded, you'll still find a fair selection of lodging options to choose from.

Hotels near Monumento A Los Héroes De La Restauración
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Matum Hotel And Casino Hotel 0.2 mi. (1.5 km) E
Aloha Sol Hotel and Casino Hotel 0.5 mi. (1.0 km) W
Hodelpa Centro Plaza Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.9 km) W
Hotel Platino Hotel 0.7 mi. (2.4 km) SE
Hotel Monterey Hotel 0.7 mi. (0.5 km) WNW
Hotel Colonial Hotel 0.7 mi. (0.5 km) WNW
Hodelpa Garden Court Hotel 1.1 mi. (1.8 km) NNE

Location and What's Nearby

If you've worked up an appetite exploring the area and checking out this monument, you're in luck, as there is a broad selection of restaurants and bars within traveling distance. The closest place to eat is Montezuma Bar and Grill, which serves up Mexican meals. The dining establishment is a short distance off, but distant enough that you will decide to make arrangements for taking advantage of some type of transport to transport your party. Also within reach, you and your party will have options such as Kukara Macara and Puerta del Sol where you and your group should try a bite of International meals and experience the Dominican Republic culture.

Information

Operating Hours

Guests are invited to come and view this important landmark between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and noon, as well as 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

Payment

Access to this monument is free to all.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (809) 241-1391

Location: Santiago De Los Caballeros, the Dominican Republic

 

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