San cristobal City
San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
San cristobal City Reviews
Things to do Oct 27, 2013
For a little of history of the XVI century, go visit the ruins of the first sugar cane factory, Ingenio Boca de Nigua and Ingenio Diego Caballero and the Church San Gregorio de Nigua.
For a more recent history Get lost around the streets of the downtown, and enjoy the beautiful paintings at the Catholic Church Nuestra Señora de la Consolación and the Cerro Castle. Some of the main historical sites, built during the 1930-1960 is told, have tunnels built by the dictator Trujillo for it safety.
Enjoy the natural beauty of its rivers and beaches as Najayo, Palenque and Cocolandia as well as its famous Balneario La Toma; This is a standing water formed by the waters of a natural river.
The Pomier and Borbon cave is one of the wonders of this city. A series of 55 caves containing the largest collection of 2,000-year-old rock art in the Caribbean primarily by the Taino, but also by the Carib and the Igneri. The caves contain approximately 6,000 drawings, carvings and pictographs of birds, fish, reptiles, and human figures.
Places of interest:
Catholic Church Nuestra Señora de la Consolación
Piedras Vivas Park
Church Sagrado Corazón de Jesús
Hotel San Cristóbal
The Slave route: The ruins of the Sugar Factorry (Ingenio Boca de Nigua and Ingenio Diego Caballero) and the church San Gregorio de Nigua
El Cerro Castle
Balneario La Toma
Casa de Caoba
Cuevas de Pomier
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