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

Consider staying in Santiago De Los Caballeros if you plan on visiting Monumento A Los Héroes De La Restauración, since visitors to this area of the Dominican Republic will be pleased to have convenient access to the monument throughout their trip. Despite the fact that this location isn't over-crowded, you'll nevertheless find a good selection of lodgings 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

This region is, however tempting to golfers, who often check out Las Aromas Golf Course in the vicinity of the monument.


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.


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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