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Altos de Chavón: A journey to a 16th-century Mediterranean town

Altos de Chavón: A journey to a 16th-century Mediterranean town

Altos de Chavón: A journey to a 16th-century Mediterranean town

A Greek amphitheater, middle ages church, gallery, style, and also a remarkable river wait for at Altos de Chavón.
Altos de Chavón: A journey to a 16th-century Mediterranean town
Altos de Chavón: A journey to a 16th-century Mediterranean town

Altos de Chavón is the unanticipated leisure of a 16th-century Mediterranean town concealed in the Caribbean. With sights of the cozy, blue-green waters located in this part of the globe, and also neglecting the Chavón River that runs listed below, this is the most effective means to think back upon Europe as well as the Antilles. The amphitheater at Altos de Chavón opened its doors on August 20, 1982, with the “Performance for the Americas” including efficiencies by Frank Sinatra, Friend Rich, Heart as well as Carlos Santana.

Altos de Chavón: A journey to a 16th-century Mediterranean town
Altos de Chavón: A journey to a 16th-century Mediterranean town

 

The Church of St. Stanislaus is popular for wedding celebrations, partially due to its elegance as well as likewise as a result of its remarkable sights of the Chavón River, and also can additionally most likely to mass there on weekend breaks.

The town supplies site visitors with numerous sensory, social as well as academic experiences, however most importantly, the possibility to look at the Chavón River from there is extraordinary.

Altos de Chavón: A journey to a 16th-century Mediterranean town
Altos de Chavón: A journey to a 16th-century Mediterranean town

To discover the background of Altos de Chavón and also of the Dominican Republic, there is no better place than the Regional Gallery of Archeology, situated in the town and also residence to among the country’s most comprehensive collections regarding Taino society, the biggest ethnic group that occupied the island that would certainly be called Hispaniola when the Europeans showed up.

Altos de Chavón: A journey to a 16th-century Mediterranean town
Altos de Chavón: A journey to a 16th-century Mediterranean town

 

 

Integrated in 1976, 100 meters atop the Chavón River as well as sculpted totally out of rock, Altos de Chavón is leisure of a 16th-century Mediterranean town.
Altos de Chavón: A journey to a 16th-century Mediterranean town
Altos de Chavón: A journey to a 16th-century Mediterranean town

 

This captivating town was developed by the Dominican designer José Antonio Caro as well as developed by the Italian collection developer Roberto Coppa, that along with thinking of the idea behind Altos de Chavón, invested years dealing with the Italian movie manufacturers Federico Fellini as well as Luciano Visconti.

Altos de Chavón: A journey to a 16th-century Mediterranean town
Altos de Chavón: A journey to a 16th-century Mediterranean town

Found in the eastern of the Dominican Republic, this river has a hefty circulation that starts inland and also faces the Caribbean Sea, past the Roman city.

Altos de Chavón: A journey to a 16th-century Mediterranean town
Altos de Chavón: A journey to a 16th-century Mediterranean town

Altos de Chavón combines background and also a society with a variety of shops, fashion jewelry and also invention stores, bars, dining establishments, and also sensational sights of the Chavón River. This body of water situated on the eastern side of the Dominican Republic was when made use of by pirates to conceal prizes as well as additionally to transfer valuable timbers throughout colonial times.

The town additionally flaunts lovely sights of Dye Fore Golf Links, a work of art by the excellent American developer Pete Dye and also including 27 openings, 7 of which leave the side of a high cliff neglecting the Chavón River.

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