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ABOUT THE PLACE

[ubicacion_geo]: Montecristi (Montecristi) Norte - Republica Dominicana

The public clock of San Fernando de Montecristi, iron structure of the city-symbol shaped like a bottle of champagne, was built by the Venezuelan idea Benigno Vasquez Daniel Conde who along with City Council raised funds for its purchase.


This watch is one of the most visited by those coming to the province, as it is the largest and one of the oldest in the Dominican Republic for what is considered one of the most valuable and important architectural pieces that we have .


Manufactured in France by the clockmaker Jean Paul Garnier at a cost of 15,000 Mexican pesos, had served in the French town of Saint-Germain-en-Laye.


Transported from France in the steamer \"Lavinia,\" was born in trolley car to its original place, Duarte-old Park Plaza de Armas, and installed from the March 11, 1895 was inaugurated on 29 June that year.


In the celebrations of his inauguration was attended by General Máximo Gómez and Dominican Cuban apostle José Martí, who said: This clock will mark time soon redemption of Cuba.
The height of the tower reaches 96 feet. It has been restored on three occasions.

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