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.
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.
Monumento A Los Héroes De La Restauración is located in Santiago De Los Caballeros, ensuring travelers to this part of the Dominican Republic will have the benefit of easy access to this monument during their time there. There is a decent amount of lodgings in the neighborhood within the vicinity of the monument.
|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||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|
Not far away is Las Aromas Golf Course, a fun spot to enjoy outdoor activities in the neighborhood.
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.
Phone Number: (809) 241-1391
Location: Santiago De Los Caballeros, the Dominican Republic
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