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Lesson in History

Went to the caves with friends. We explored several of the sites and saw the pictographs on the... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
Wayne J
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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These caves, have not been adapted for the visitor, which makes them an original and fantastic... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Went to the caves with friends. We explored several of the sites and saw the pictographs on the walls. Some entrances were natural without rails or steps. There was one cave modified with a walkway of the 4 we visited. The caves were not lot...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wayne J
Reviewed June 29, 2018

These caves, have not been adapted for the visitor, which makes them an original and fantastic experience and direct contact with the Nature. Worth the visit, with no doubt.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank arual1821
Reviewed January 14, 2018

Unbelievable trip to the hart of Taino culture! A lot of petroglyphs of Taino times and before! A lot of ritual places. Very nice guides. The memory for the rest of life! All souvenirs of Taino culture are made on motives of the petroglyphs for...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank OlgaTOK
Reviewed December 3, 2017

The caves at La Reserva Antropologica Cuevas del Pomier are considered by some to have the best Taino rock drawings (pictographs) in the Caribbean. Of the 55 caves, four are open to the public. Cave 1 is easily accessed with a paved pathway and lighting....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Michael_B_from_DC
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

We went by car from Santo domingo, it's not all that far, about 45 minutes drive, well worth it :) To get to the entrance of the cave system you need to take a dirt road. It's ok with a small rental vehicle. at first...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Abel H
Reviewed January 26, 2017

It was great, I learned a lot from Jose Corporan the local guide, and it was an incredible feeling, the caves are soaked with energy, you can feel it, it is a weird but kind of magical sensation. I was really impressed. Its completely in...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Brayan T
Reviewed December 30, 2016

It was about an hour outside of Santo Domingo with traffic and well worth it, especially since we had a taxi driver take us so we didn't have to find it on our own. Once we got out of the city, I really loved driving...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Marci F
Reviewed September 7, 2016

I taken my kids to inner space caverns in Texas north of Austin, and it was a beautiful cave structure. However, they have nothing compared to cue as del pomier in the Dominican Republic. This cav structure has a section chuck full of indigenous wall...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Rich R
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