The Monument of Santiago is a historical icon that many people meet every day, it should be noted that since its foundation this historical emblem has been seen and visited by millions of people and continues to be a unique and iconic place that adorns the Province of Santiago of the Knights.
The Monument of the Heroes of the Restoration is a tower about 74 meters high, partially covered in marble. Inside there are commemorative murals of the famous Spanish painter Vela Zanetti and a staircase with 365 steps that leads to the top. Its ornamentation is made up of a series of coffered cornices, in harmony with the entire work, completing the set with elegant Ionic-style columns with marble floors and baseboards, in addition to the famous rock crystal lamps.
The interior of the Monument is a museum about the heroes of the Restoration, which was made public after its remodeling. Santiago residents congregate at the foot of the tower, at the top of the hill, to see the city and have a good time with friends and family. Both day and night you can see the beautiful view of the Cibaeña city.
Due to its characteristic silhouette and its popularity among people from all over the country, the Monument to the Heroes of the Restoration has become the main symbol of the city of Santiago de los Caballeros and the Cibao region.
The Monument to the Heroes of the Restoration, also known as the Monument , is erected in the city of Santiago de los Caballeros to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the country’s independence. It was originally named the Trujillo Peace Monument and it would be part of a series of works of different kinds built in Santiago de los Caballeros at the same time.
Its construction began and ended in 1944, but it would not be inaugurated until 1953 at the will of the then Vice President Joaquín Balaguer.
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