Columbus Lighthouse (Faro a Colón) Tours

Like much of this capital city, Faro a Colon, a bold and imposing cross-shaped structure, serves as a tribute to one of the world’s most famous explorers. Built in a style that’s more urban office building than coastal treasure, this mausoleum and museum does have one distinct feature that’s responsible for its namesake. Columbus Lighthouse projects a unique cross-shaped beam with a light so bright it can be seen from the shores of Puerto Rico.

Travelers who venture to this concrete structure can explore a vast collection of Columbian jewelry, an ancient boat from Cuba and what locals say are the remains of Christopher Columbus.

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Faro a Colon is located in a park in Santo Domingo between Avenida Mirador del Este and Avenida Faro a Colon. 
Location
Address: Between Avenida Mirador del Este and Avenida Faro a Colon., Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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