Photo Shoot in Altos de Chavon on Chavon River in La Romana, Dominican Republic. The city designed with a Mediterranean style European village, and it is the most famous attraction in the district. It hosts an Archeological museum, cultural center, and an amphitheater. Altos de Chavon visualized by the Roberto Copa, Italian architect, and Charles Bluhdorn, the Industrialist. It is one the best tourist attraction that you can never find anywhere else. It is a replica of a 16th-century Mediterranean village, and professional craftsman handcrafted every detail of Altos de Chavon.
The Altos de Chavon village is a cultural center for tourists, residents, and artists from all over the world. The place has considered as the working studio for artists, where you get to learn from silk screening, weaving, to pottery, and everything you can find on the cobblestone streets. The street filled with boutiques and shops flaunting their distinctive creations. The beautiful Art Gallery possesses work from famous Dominican artists, and also global artists, which shows that they promote cultural exchange. This village is also home to the famous Altos de Chavon School of Design that has affiliated with the New York’s Parsons School of Design.
The Altos de Chavon archaeological museum offers a glance into the enthralling history of the region, the St. Stanislaus Church with 5,000 seat amphitheater is the highlight of the village. From there you can get a beautiful view of the Caribbean Sea and the Chavon River
Altos de Chavon, this 16th-century Mediterranean look-a-like village balanced on a rocky projection upon the River Chavon. The place is a home to cobbled walkways, craggy courtyards, a fountain plaza, and archways. When you visit Altos de Chavon, you feel like you have been there for several centuries. However, the village was built in the year 1982, and it took completely six years to construct the community. The village looks fabulous because the local Dominican craftsman entirely handcrafted all the ironwork, buildings, stone carvings, and pathways.
Visitors will appreciate the narrow streets, and for sure they can’t stop admiring the beautiful architecture and detailed structures. The Regional Archaeology Museum is often unseen because of its normal appearance. But, when you step inside, you will know how beautiful it is. You will find a treasure accumulation of more than three thousand artifacts that map the culture and history of the pre-European civilization.
You must visit Altos de Chavon large open-air amphitheater. It has 5,000 seats, which are made of stone, and the old Roman Designs inspired the place. The popular international stars, including Frank Sinatra, Sting, Carlos Santana, Julio Iglesias, and Shakira have performed on this stage.