2. Archaeological Sites

With the island of Hispaniola dating back about 10,000 years, there are extensive archaeological resources to see. Visit the Regional Museum of Archaeology at Altos de Chavon to see a collection of 3000 pre-Columbian artifacts discovered in the Chavon River area. Locals say a visit here helps visitors understand the historical and archaeological significance of Santo Domingo. Several tours to landmarks, sacred and religious locations, and architectural sites are available throughout the Dominican Republic.

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