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Altos de Chavon School of Design

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Address: La Romana, Dominican Republic
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+1 809-523-8011

Located in a small Mediterranean-style town, this school trains top...

Located in a small Mediterranean-style town, this school trains top Dominican artists in a wide array of fields.

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A great option to start to finish later im NY

I being told you can do two years there and later transfer to NY to the next two. Check the details for admissions and transfer. Peaceful and very spiritual and artistic place to... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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125 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I being told you can do two years there and later transfer to NY to the next two. Check the details for admissions and transfer. Peaceful and very spiritual and artistic place to study.

Thank rhmejia
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Well managed and great results! Great talents discovered every year! Thank's to Marina and her team!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank Dominique D
Stoney Creek, Ontario
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We stopped in as part of a bus tour. Very interesting. The buildings are quiet different and the area is great for picture taking.

Thank Richard M
United States
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66 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Interesting that children of all ages go to this school and we were told it's funded by donations. Kids with a lot of talent. Unfortunately, they weren't there the day we visited. Would have loved to see them in action.

Thank Melissa P
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We spend a week teaching a "Communications" workshop for local students and it was one of the best teaching experiences of my life. The students were super interested, the staff was amazing and the place is breathtaking.

Thank Ferry2sd
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

We loved our time spent here. Affordable, unique, and you feel like you've been transported back in time. Don't pay the cruise ship to get you there, you can get a very nice air conditioned van for $7 each right outside of the terminal.

Thank Bethann711
Middletown, Ohio, United States
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74 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Located in the Altos de Chavon Village, this was a such a letdown. You entered the school went into a back room where they were weaving the fabric to make blankets. There were two people in the room, one working the loom and the other doing the actual weaving. Upon exiting, another person came and sat at the front door.... More 

1 Thank Rhonda F
Dartmouth, Canada
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2014

The Altos de Chavon is a beautiful replica of an Italian village. The views of the Chavon River are outstanding! Lovely artists' shops and boutiques plus restaurants.

1 Thank Laurissa M
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2014

Likes:the ancient Santo Domingo,the stores,people were nice everywhere Cons: a noisy,old bus (noisy engine,everything was shaking inside etc)

1 Thank piciorus2002
Boca Raton, Florida
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174 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2013

Want to study art? It doesn't get any better. Wonderful 1976 stone reproduction of quaint Italian village. Get creative and get inspired!

1 Thank FishFoodie1

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