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Lighthouse in Puerto Plata, a historical monument!

The lighthouse is located in the area called La Puntilla, it is the guardian of the north coast, it is a structure with more than 142 years of foundation, it is a beautiful place to capture in photos or videos your stay in this place.

The lighthouse is an icon of the region. Robert Hills and Sons manufactured this imposing cast iron monument at the request of the provisional government of Gregorio Luperón.

It was lit for the first time on September 9, 1879. It is 24 m high and rises about 50 m above sea level. Inside is a spiral staircase. The national cultural heritage office has decided to restore it shortly.

Lighthouse in Puerto Plata, His visit is of little interest, except for the beautiful panorama that is appreciated from the top. At its feet is the new Puerto Plata Amphitheater, an open-air theater inaugurated in the summer of 2016.

Although modern boats no longer need to use lighthouses because of the modern navigation technology with which they are equipped, as a historical piece and as a tourist attraction, the Puerto Plata lighthouse is worth rescuing and enhancing value.

One of the plans that you cannot miss as a good traveler is to enjoy a sunset in Puerto Plata.

To do this, you just have to go to any of its fantastic beaches, and with a beer or drink in hand, contemplate how the sun tints the horizon pink.

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