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Impressive Statue But Neglected

This was an impressive statue in a not so good plaza a short walk from the J W Marriott Hotel... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Oldjack
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Bizarre but interresting

This strange shouting statue is a really interesting tribute to an advocate for native rights which... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2016
JSTrip_77
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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26 Nov 2017
“Impressive Statue But Neglected”
20 Feb 2016
“Bizarre but interresting”
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Districto National Avenida Francisco Alberto Caamano Deno | Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo 10210, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

This was an impressive statue in a not so good plaza a short walk from the J W Marriott Hotel. There is no English information so you need to do your own research.

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Reviewed 21 February 2016

This strange shouting statue is a really interesting tribute to an advocate for native rights which was essentially unheard of in the 1500-1600 time period. There is no information in English on site so you really do need to have a guide book to learn...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2016

As with many monuments in the DR, Plaza Montesinos could theoretically be very impressive, but it suffers from neglect and a lack of maintenance. It's easy to walk here from the Zona Colonial, or you can drive and park for a few minutes just to...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2015

This is a fairly ordinary statue and nothing special. Worth a quick photo. Probably the history of Fray Anton who stood up for the Taino Indians is of more interest.

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Reviewed 27 March 2015

From the monument there are nice views of a nearby lighthouse and the sea. Free to visit. If you are nearby it might be worth the climb up the stairs but I wouldn't go too far out of your way to see it.

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