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Altos, de chavin is a recreation. Of a Mediterranean, style European. Village located, atop the Chapman River in La Romana Dominican. Republic, it. Is the most popular, attraction, in the city and hosts a cultural center an archeological. Museum and an amphitheater, the, project. Was conceived, by the Italian, architect, Roberto, Coppa and the, industrialist. Charles, bluhdorn, the. Project, began in 1976. When the construction, of a nearby road and bridge crossing, the Chapman River had to be blasted through, a mountain of stone, Charles. Bled horn chairman. Of Paramount then, parent golf Western, had the idea of using the stones to recreate, a 16th century style, Mediterranean. Village similar. To some of the architecture. Found in the historic, center of Santo Domingo. Construction. Was completed in, the early 1980s. Charles. Bluhdorn daughter, dominique. Bluhdorn, is the current president, of the Altos, de chavin Cultural Center Foundation, narrow. Cabo, covered, alleyways, lined with lanterns and shuttered limestone, walls yields several good mediterranean. Style restaurants. A number, of quaint shops featuring, the diverse crafts work of local artisans, and three, galleries exhibiting. The talents of students, from the on-site design school law, SQ an additional, an affiliate, of Parsons, School of Design in, New York City. Notable. Attendees of the Altos, de chavin Design School have included, Lisa thon and me alerta' Vera's Lopes, adding. Authenticity to, the project, is the charming st. stanislaus, Church iglesias. Anna Stanislaw, de crackovia, in spanish with its plaza and sparkling, fountain, that is a popular, wedding venue the. Church of st. Stanislaus. Was named after the patron saint, of Poland, in tribute, to Pope John Paul the second who visited. Santo, Domingo, in 1979. And left some of the Saints ashes behind, it. Was in this church that Louis Alphonse, Duke, of Anjou married, Venezuelan. Heiress Maria margarita, de Vargas e Santa Ella on November, 6th 2004. A Roman. Styled 5000, seat amphitheatre, hosts 20th, century musical. The pet shop boys Frank. Sinatra, and Julio, Iglesias to. Name a few, while Genesis, nightclub, provides, a popular, dance venue, for guests from the Casa de Campo Resort, near by, the. Regional Museum, of Archaeology. El Museo. Archaeological. Regional contains, a collection of pre-columbian Indian. Artifacts, unearthed in the surrounding, area, Altos. De Chavan overlooks, Rio chavin and the dye for golf course of Casa de Campo both, built by former, golf Western, chairman charles, bluhdorn. By, a high desert town in the dominican republic located. About 10 miles 16. Kilometers. East, of La Romana on the shore of the Caribbean, Sea, founded. As a fishing village in, 1874. By one Brito and his family, who came from Puerto Rico, the town is now a tourist destination. By. A high beach a public. Beach is located less, than a mile from the town center, and Dominica. Speech is in about three miles distance, by. A hype serves as an embarkation, point for, boat trips to Santa Island a thing, the inhabitant Island with extensive, Beach is located in a national, park in. The vicinity of by a haven Dominica, speech numerous. Large resorts, are located. Scuba. Diving is probably, the most common, tourist attraction. In thigh-high by. A high being the best location, for scuba, in the Dominican, Republic. There. Are numerous scuba. Diving shops scattered, around the main beach that takes khumba drivers to the many dive sites, around the area, there. Are over 20 official, dive sites, located, nearby ahead and all are accessible, from the drive boats in the area, there. Are three shipwrecks, in the area including, the Atlantic, princess st., George and cocoa. By. Have benefits, from the crystal-clear, calm. Waters, of the Caribbean, Sea which makes it perfect for many water sports, including, snorkeling, and stand-up, paddleboarding. Deep-sea. Fishing is another popular activity. In via. Hydros, a small, group of plants that are extremely, important, to the biological, characteristics. Of this area in particular the, purse ke Christiana, this. Plant species is endemic to buy a hive it is. Known for its beautiful flowers. The. Popular, name by which this pink flower is known as by a high rose. 'la, Romana is the seventh-largest. In Republic, the, Sidious capital, of the southeastern, province of la romana opposite. Catalina, Island, the modern la romana International. Airport was opened in 1999. The. City is a hub for a growing tourist, industry, with several nearby local, resorts, spots such, as the beachfront bay hub Dominica's, Casa de Campo and, the growing number of golf resorts, that surround, the area the, city of La Romana, was founded in 1897.
As An oil town after. 1917. With the construction, of a large sugar, mill the economy, quickly shifted, to sugar production the. Commissioning, of the sugar mill coincided. With the rise in sugar, prices worldwide prompting. The sugar industry to, welcome workers, from other parts of the country many, poor families from, the Dominican, countryside, moved to La Romana in, search of a better life in. Early 1960. Gulf and Western industries. Incorporated, purchased, the sugar mill and started, to invest in the livestock, industry which, was cemented in the province, meanwhile. Twenty, million dollars, were invested to, rebuild La Romana and build schools clinics, housing. And other infrastructure. For workers, during, the mid-1970s. The American conglomerate began. Selling, its Dominican, assets, and at the same time built what, is now one of the largest exclusive. Tourist resorts, in the Dominican, Republic Casa, de Campo Casa. De Campo resort, complex, is the flagship, of the La Romana all-inclusive, resorts. Area built, in 1975. By Gulf Western, to be the premiere destination in, the Caribbean, it is lived up to the hype in 1984. Cussin de Campo was purchased, by the central, romano corporation, which is co-owned by the federal brothers Altos. De chavin is a replica, of a 16th, century Mediterranean. Village located, just minutes from La Romana Casa. De Campo international. Tourist port new el touristic o Internacional. Casa de Campo located. On the west bank of La Romana River rio dulce, has been utilized, primarily, for the docking of commercial, ships primarily. For the transport, of sugar and molasses, upon. Exceeding, the capacity of its port the central romana corporation. Built its new tourism focused. Port on the east side of the river the, platform, on the western bank, renovated, and the river channel was dredged to a depth of 10 point 500 meters. Lost. Arenas, is a town on the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic. Located. In the province, of Samana it. Is known for its scenic landscapes. White, sand beaches and clear waters. Tourism. In this region is constantly, growing due to investments. In tourist infrastructure, such as hotels, clubs. Restaurants. And shopping centers, such as Puerto Plaza Lost Terenas, lost. Her enas was founded, in 1946. When, then President Rafael. Leonidas. Trujillo, ordered, the rural inhabitants of, Santo Domingo to, resettle in the town as farmers, and fishermen, lost. Terenas, was then a small fishing village isolated, from the rest of the country, over. The years the villages, old fisherman's, cabins, have been slowly transformed.
Into Bars restaurants. And, shops. Samana. Was a slave trade port for the British in the early 17th, century, today. Inhabitants. Are a combination of, Thai no Spanish. West, Indian and African slaves. The. Main economic activities. Of the town are tourism. Congress, in fishing, in. 1977. Adelphia Dane Bowen jr. of Texas, became the first foreigner, to build a private home in last Terenas, he. Was economic, officer, at the US Embassy in Santo, Domingo Dominican. Republic. At the time, lost. Her Eanes is popular, with foreigners and people, from the capital Santo. Domingo, the, completion. Of a new highway in 2012. Between Santo, Domingo, and santa barbara de semana has enabled easier access and the drive takes two hours the. New semana el Cady International. Airport, is open for international, flights mainly. From Europe and Canada, Lost. Harine has developed, a new aqueduct, in, 2013. In March. 2012. The town installed, a new fiber optic, internet TV. Telephone. System. Lost. Hate Isis National, Park is, park located, on the remote northeast, coast of the Dominican Republic. That was established, in, 1976. It. Consists, of a limestone karst. Plateau with conical Hills saintil's. And caverns, and there is a large area of mangrove, forests on the coast other. Parts, of the park are clad in subtropical. Humid forest, and the area has an annual precipitation of. About two thousand millimeters, the. Park contains a number of different habitats, and consequently. Has a great diversity, of mammals and birds including. Some rare species endemic to the island, some. Of the caverns, contain, pictograms. And petroglyphs. The. Park has become a popular eco, tourism destination. That the number of turns is allowed to visit is limited, the. Area was formed during the Miocene epoch, of the Neogene, period. Geomorphological. Ii it, is a platform cursed with dense clusters, of conical, hills of nearly uniform height, 200. To 300, meters in between, which there are many sinkholes. The. Maximum, dimensions of this platform karst. Blocker 82, kilometers. Kilometers. North to solve the. Hills of the interior, have the same origin as the islets, of the Samana Bay there. Is a multitude of caverns, the, lost hate Rises has to Holdrege life zones humid. Subtropical forests. And very humid, subtropical forests. Broadleaf. Species, in the park include musk wood cigar box cedar ceiba West, Indian mahogany, coupang, and grand leaf sea grape there. Are many species of orchids, the. Lost hate Isis contains, the greatest abundance of Caribbean, mangrove, in which species like red mangrove, and white mangrove, predominate, the. Finally of lost hate Isis is of great variety, and due, to the parks diversity. Of physical, Geographic. Zones it has, the greatest diversity of font among the protected, natural areas. In the country being. A coastal, and marine park it, contains, a large variety of birds including, most of the species endemic to the country. Include, the brown pelican or, Alcatraz. Magnificent. Frigate bird, Hispaniola. And Amazon are now all and sturdy, an owl. Some. Of the bird species found, in lost hate Isis are not found elsewhere within, the Dominican, Republic. Lost. Hate Isis National Park is a protected, virgin forest with little road access, there. Is a multitude of caverns, created, by water erosion. Native. Americans, adorn these caverns, with pictographs, and petroglyphs. The. Culture or cultures which created, these artworks remain, unidentified. Some, of them possibly predating. Latinos. The, National Palace is a building in Santo, Domingo that, houses the offices of the executive, branch presidency. And vice presidency. Of the Dominican Republic. Designed. In a restrained neoclassical. Style by, Italian, architect, guido D'Allesandro. At the behest of Rafael. Trujillo. Construction. Started, on February, 27. 1944. The centenary, of Dominican, independence and was inaugurated on, August 16th. 1947. Occupying. An area of 18,000. Square meters and luxuriously. Appointed throughout. The, National, Palace is considered, one of the most beautiful, buildings built in the Dominican Republic the. Building stands on the grounds of the former presidential, mansion built, during the United States military. Occupation. Of 1916. To 1924. While. The president's, office is located within the palace the palacio, nacional is, not an executive residence as the president does not live there there is no designated, executive, residence in Santo Domingo the, building, comprises, three storeys, building. Services, are located at ground level the. Main floor includes the ceremonial, vestibule, the presidential. And vice presidential, offices. And the cabinet, meeting room the, third storey houses the main reception rooms the hall of the ambassador's, the hall of the caryatids the.
Green Room the mahogany room and the president's, private quarters the, dome which, rests, on a window drum is 34. Metres high and has a diameter of, 18 meters inside. 18. Columns to stay in the dome most. Of the marble used throughout the building is Dominican, and was extracted, from quarries in Samana, and Caballero, the, palacio, nacional complex. Also includes, the presidential, Chapel, of San Rafael, Archangel, carried, out in the same architectural. Style as the palace. Porto, Plata is the ninth largest city, in the Dominican, Republic and capital. Of the province of, Puerto Plata the. City serves as one of the most important, trading ports, in the country the. Fortification. Fortaleza. San Felipe, which was built in the 16th, century and served as a prison under Rafael, Trujillo's, dictatorship. Lies close to the port of Puerto, Plata the. Amburn, museum is also, a well known attraction. In this city law. Is habla a settlement. Built by Christopher, Columbus is. Located, near Puerto Plata the. City is famous for tourist centers, such as Playa Dorada and, cost $1 Anja located. To the east of San Felipe, of Puerto, Plata in. 2015. Carnival, Cruise Line opened to 85, million dollars cruise port called amber Cove, amber. Cove is the featured destination. Of the Phantom Cruiser. The. Fort is the main colonia monument, of the city of Puerto Plata since, surrounded, the city developed, most of its history in. 1540. Alvaro, Caballero, went to the court to request, that a fortress, be constructed, in Puerto Plata in. 1549. The archbishop, and governing, Fulmer he was entrusted with its construction, but it was still not done even in 1560. When the audience share real ordered, it commenced under the charge of the French born judge Wanaka going to initiate this work, this. Work was finished in the year. 1577. The. Purpose, was to protect the city against, the incursions, of bandits, of the core surahs and French and English pirates. That continuously. Terrified, inhabitants, of Puerto Plata, its. Name is an honor of Felipe - in whose reign its construction, was finished in. 1980. It was declared a national monument. Ocean. World is an adventure, park located amidst the reefs of the beach of go frizzy boasting. The largest, man-made dolphin. Habitat in the world the.
Park Is a main tourist attraction, and is the largest in the most complete park of its kind in the Caribbean, the. Investment, on this project is valued, at more than 45, million dollars. It includes a yacht marina the, permanent, residence of some 19 dolphin's, beaches. And forests, as well as fish bowls picturesque. And exotic, birds Malayan, Tigers and a casino which, was recently inaugurated. Ocean. World is located within a tourist complex on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. Hunter. Kanna the resort town within the petrukha de bávaro Verint McHale municipal, district, in the municipality. Of Higgy in law alta, grace' province, the, easternmost, province of, the Dominican, Republic. The, area has beaches in Bali Rios, which face both the Caribbean, Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. And it has been a popular tourist destination. The. Pin Turkana area has an estimated population of. 50,000. With, an annual growth rate of 6%. To. The north it borders the village in beach of que bazzetta toro and Labov, ro and el cortecito beaches. The. Nearest city the 500. Year old Higgy is 45. Kilometers, away which, takes about an hour to reach by car. European. Entrepreneurs. Particularly. Spanish. Hotel, chains owned all, but two of the over 50 mega sorts of the patru canna tourism, destination. The. Province is 100, kilometre, coastline, tends to be mildly windy the. Ocean waters are mainly shallows, with, several natural marine pools in which visitors can, bathe without danger, from. North to south the, main beaches are you vero alto McHale arena. Gorda Bavaro, el cortecito, los. Corals, and que was a Notaro, all north. Of the cape and Kabongo, no hunter. Can enjoy annual south of the Cape winter. Can is a popular, tourist destination. The. Area is a key contributor, to the tourism industry, in the Dominican, Republic as, a. Beach destination. Many, of the popular, excursions. In Punta Cana are near the water these. Activities, include snorkeling. Windsurfing. Banana. Boat rides speedboats. Scuba, driving catamaran. Peruses. Party, boats deep-sea. Fishing, as well as, swimming with, dolphins and, sharks and, stingrays, snorkeling. Visitors. That prefer to see more of the Dominican countryside. There, are land-based, excursions. Such as safari tours, horseback. Riding and dune buggy. Visiting. The Dominican, Republic, smaller Caribbean. Island, of Sona and Catalina, is a day trip from Punta Cana. The, capital, city Santo, Domingo and laws hate Isis national park semana, by within a couple of hours the. Basilica Catholic. Monument built, in 1962. And designed by two French, architects. Is in nearby Higgy, the 500. Year old capital, of the province. The, Cathedral of Santa Maria La Mina in the colonial zone of Santo, Domingo is, dedicated. To Saint Mary of the Incarnation it. Is the oldest cathedral in the Americas, begun, in 1512, and completed, in 1540. It, is the Cathedral of the Archbishop, of Santo Domingo who, has the honorary title of, primate, of the Americas, because, Santo, Domingo, was the first Catholic Diocese, established, in the new world the, cathedral, is fronted, with a golden tinted coral limestone facade. The church combines, elements, of both gothic, and Baroque with some lavish plateresque styles. As exemplified. By the high altar chiseled, out of silver there, is also a Treasury, which has an excellent art collection, of ancient wood carvings, furnishings. Funerary, monuments. Silver, and jewelry, the. Cathedral, was commissioned, by Pope Julius ii. In 1504. And its construction, began in 1512. Under the leadership of, Bishop Frey Garcia, Padilla by. 1523. The construction, achieved continuous, progress until its consecration. In 1541. On February. 12th. 1546. At the request of emperor charles v pope, paul the third granted, the status of metropolitan, cathedral and primate of the americas, francis. Drake when he captured the city in 1586. Used, the cathedral, as his headquarters and, saved, it from destruction it.
Was Also the headquarters of the Archdiocese, of Santo, Domingo which. For the aforementioned title, of primate, in, 1920. Pope Benedict, the 15th designated. The cathedral and minor Basilica, in his interim Araki the, first noticeable, feature of this structure are the solid, limestone walls and three doors two of which are gothic and the third main door which is flatter esque there, are twelve side chapels, three, aisles in the nave the, roof of the nave is pitched while the aisles have crossed vaulted, ceilings, the, length of the Basilica, is 54. Meters the width of each of the three aisles is 23. Meters the height - the vaulted ceilings, is 16, meters in the total area is 3000, square meters all of, the side chapels, were not included, in the original footprint. Of the building rather they were appended, with time the. Cathedral has a Treasury containing, retablos, paintings. All, woodwork furniture, sculptures. And tombstones. There, are pieces that were involved, with the funeral proceedings of several colonial, Archbishop's. Sosua. Is a resort, town in the Puerta Plata province, of the Dominican, Republic. Located. Approximately four. Miles from the Gregorio, lupron International, Airport in San Felipe de Puerto Plata the town is accessed, primarily, by camino, cinco or highway, 5 which, runs much of the length of the country's, north coast line the. Town is divided into three sectors el badi which, is the main tourist section and on the east side of the main beach lost. Tram it goes on the west end of the beach and past that heading, north toward the airport he saw so Abu Joe at. The 1938. Avian conference, Rafael. Trujillo, offered, to accept up to 100,000. Jewish refugees. About. 800, German and Austrian, Jewish refugees. Received, visas, issued by the Dominican, government between. 1940. And 1945. And settled in SAS WA the. Government, provided, them with land, and resources, with which they created, a dairy and cheese factory. Named, productive, sauce was still in existence today. Descendants. Of the original settlers. Still, live in SAS wa where they maintained a synagogue, and a museum the. Town was little known until tourism, took off in the island in the mid 1980s. Saw. Sojo, which translates, roughly to lower SAS wa is located. On the western side of SAS wa in a valley near by a river that flows into socks web a, mainly. A rural area of SAS wa salamu. Jo houses many of the workers who commute to the el badi area nearby, kuberan, Bay and Playa Dorada. The. Barrio of los troncos is, situated, between Albanian, dibujo and is, a densely populated urban, area, known for its nightlife dancing. And bar, scene in. 1988. Actor, George Rose was murdered, here by his adopted, son in the sons uncle, saw. Suave attracts many water sports, enthusiasts. Including. Snorkelers, and divers because, of its sheltered, calm, waters, diverse, species of fish and intricate, reef structures, in. The winter whale watching is also a popular tourist, activity. In South LA Bay, recently. Naturally. Occurring beach nourishment has, created, new beach just north of Sasabe. Depositing. Sand where there were previously, only sheer, rock cliffs, the. Beach is called Playa Alicia there. Are several other beaches saw, so a beach which, is a crescent-shaped, Bay protected, by coral formations. Sawa's. Other Beach is our waterfront, Paradise. Beach playing, bird and Playa get qui t'a waterfront. Beach is just 14, to 15 years, old created. After a storm around 2002.