Set inside the Amber Factory Store, the Amber Fossil Gallery is a unique little museum where visitors can view a collection of fossils sealed inside clear pieces of amber, one of the Dominican Republic's most popular natural exports.
Amber is an important natural export of the Dominican Republic because it is one of the few places in the world where the gem can be found. Made from a hardened tree resin, the gem can be found in pure form, or as many people like to view it, with artifacts such as bugs and debris from trees found within the hardened stone. The Amber Factory Store, where visitors can make amber purchases, also houses a collection of amber which have various debris sealed inside them for eternity.
Ambasa is located in Zona Colonial, which means those visiting this region of the Dominican Republic will have convenient access to the museum during their visit. There are a notable amount of hotels in the locale within range of this landmark.
|Hotel||0.1 mi. (0.4 km)||SSE|
|Hostal Nomandas||Hostel||0.1 mi. (0.3 km)||S|
|Sofitel Frances Santo Domingo||Hotel||0.2 mi. (0.2 km)||S|
|Guest house||0.2 mi. (0.2 km)||SSE|
|Hostal Nicolas De Ovando||Hotel||0.2 mi. (0.3 km)||SE|
|Hotel Conde De Penalba||Hotel||0.3 mi. (0.1 km)||S|
|Hodelpa Caribe Colonial||Hotel||0.3 mi. (0.2 km)||SSE|
If you're time spend at the museum has got your stomach stomach growling, there's no need to fret -- you'll find a concentration of lunch and dinner spots within traveling distance. The most nearby eatery is Pate Palo, which serves International dishes. The eatery is a slight distance off, but distant enough that you will need to arrange for employing some method of transportation to get there. Also within reach, you will come across options including and so if you're lucky, at least one of these nearby picks will appease the entire gang.
The opening and closing hours for Ambasa are not readily available, meaning your party's smartest chance at success is phoning ahead to make certain the property will be open to visitors during the time you aim to head over.
To find out how much the museum charges, dial up Ambasa beforehand to determine if they charge, and if so, how much.
Phone Number: (809) 682-3309 Or (809) 686-5700
Location: Arzobispo Merino Street 452, Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic
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